Sylvester Stallone to Produce and Direct 'Creed 2'

11 October, 2017, 00:31 | Author: Julio Duncan
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Sylvester Stallone has announced he will be directing Creed 2, the latest film in the Rocky franchise.

In addition to being a box office success, "Creed" also gave Stallone an incredible acting opportunity, as he went into the 2015 Academy Awards the favorite to win the Best Support Actor award, which went to Mark Rylance ("Bridge of Spies").

Now it looks like they found their director.

The first film was also written by Coogler and Aaron Covington, with Stallone back as Rocky Balboa. "One more Round!", Stallone wrote on Monday, next to a photo of him and Jordan side by side. Ryan Coogler's directing made the first really stand out.


The 71-year-old Hollywood star confirmed he will be working on the movie in 2018 and admitted he was excited about teaming up with "incredibly talented" Michael B. Jordan.

Of course, once you hit "submit" on these articles more stuff gets announced. Creed followed the life and career of Adonis Johnson (played by Michael B. Jordan) as he attempts to break into the world of boxing, to follow in the footsteps of his father.

The search for a director for the sequel to the acclaimed 2015 drama Creed has ended with Sylvester Stallone. He already teased the possible return of Dolph Lundgren's Ivan Drago and released an image of handwritten pages from the script. One thing is for sure, Stallone is no slouch when it comes to directing, so the excitement is peculating.

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