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Schwarzenegger Filming Cameo In Stallone Flick, Rooting For Rourke At Oscars

02/22/09 10:58 AM ET   AP

California State Budget

WASHINGTON — He said he'd be back _ and soon he will be. California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says he'll be shooting a cameo appearance soon for a new movie by friend Sylvester Stallone.

Schwarzenegger calls Stallone a terrific director and writer, and a great actor.

Schwarzenegger says that since he became governor, he has done three cameos in films when friends have asked him to appear.

As for the Oscars, Schwarzenegger calls "The Reader" one of the best movies he's ever seen and that he hopes friend Mickey Rourke does well for his turn in "The Wrestler."

And Schwarzengger's favorite political movie: "The Candidate," with Robert Redford.

The governor appeared on ABC's "This Week."

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