n 2016, Sylvester Stallone was very happy in Creed – The Legacy of Rocky Balboa , directed by Ryan Coogler . The spin-off starring Michael B. Jordan in the role of Adonis Johnson Creed, illegitimate son of champion Apollo Creed died after a very violent fight with Ivan Drago in episode 4 of the franchise. To shine in turn, he had to ask for help from the legendary Rocky Balboa. After unveiling that the shooting of the Creed sequel would begin in 2018, Sylvester Stallone confirmed that for this new film, he will not only be an actor and screenwriter but also a producer and director.
The 71-year-old comedian announced the good news on his official Instagram account .
” I’m looking forward to running and producing the amazing talent Michael B. Jordan in Creed 2 next year … One more round! ”
Sylvester Stallone will be in front of and behind the Creed 2 camera ! As the first film has achieved immense commercial success all over the world (over $ 170 million at the box office), expectations are very high.
Did you know that Sylvester Stallone won his first ever Golden Globe in 2016, thanks to his performance in Creed – The Legacy of Rocky Balboa?
So, are you eager to see this long-awaited sequel? No official release date has yet been announced. We’ll keep you informed, it’s promised!