Did you know First Blood of the Rambo movie franchise was filmed in Hope, B.C.? 

Well, now no one will forget. A giant, wooden Rambo statue has been erected in the town and Sylvester Stallone is over the moon about it according to a recent post on Instagram.

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Stallone said he's "very proud" of the life-sized Rambo statue.

The artist responsible is from Edmonton, and he also received a shout out from the celebrity.  

Hope is very proud of being the backdrop to the hit films, so much so that they even have maps outlining filming locations.

Via CTV News