Stallone confirms 'Creed 2' filming is underway; Tessa Thompson talks Adonis and Bianca
CREED 2 production is officially underway — If life imitated art, then Sylvester Stallone and Instagram would mutually coexist like Rocky and the cloud [Looks up in the sky]. Thankfully this is not the case since the 71-year old ageless wonder has a wicked handle on the social media platform sharing everything from pre-production-to-official production news for MGM's Creed 2. Stallone, as he is want to do, shared the latest Instagram video captioned:
Stallone Teases ‘Creed 2’ Poster
Now that his opponent is set, fans of Michael B. Jordan's CREED can officially get amped for the next great challenge in the professional boxer's young career. The hype machine is just heating up!
Creed 2: Michael B. Jordan’s Next Opponent Is...
Michael B. Jordan’s next in-ring opponent has signed on the dotted line and he’ll go by the last name “Drago.” — Sources for The Tracking Board confirm German-Romanian boxer, Florian Munteanu has been cast to play the son of legendary Russian boxer (and Doper) Ivan Drago, in the sequel to Ryan Coogler’s Creed.
'Creed 2' has a new director; Tessa Thompson set to return
In a somewhat surprising move, Warner Bros. and MGM announced Sylvester Stallone will not be directing what would have been his fifth go-around with the Rocky series according to Variety.
'Creed 2' reportedly looking to cast Ivan Drago's son
The latest casting news suggests Creed 2 will now be a family affair... — Credit to Uproxx (h/t Screenrant) for dropping the latest report suggesting MGM and Warner Bros. are looking to cast the son of Ivan Drago in Creed 2!
'Creed 2' will hit theaters November 21, 2018
The Rocky Balboa and Adonis Creed saga continues November 21, 2018 — After a series of teases and the recently announced production date, producer MGM and distributor Warner Bros finally announced the official release date for the anticipated sequel to 2015’s knockout hit Creed. MGM’s release will mark three years since Creed's $29 million Thanksgiving release, which was a bankable opening considering The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 came in at #1 with $52 million followed by The Good Dinosaur at #2 with $39 million. Not to be lost in the numbers or Creed's knockout experience is the fact Ryan Coogler's spin-off single-handedly resuscitated a brand that was shell of its former self. Say what you will about spin-offs.
Sylvester Stallone set to direct 'Creed 2'
Sylvester Stallone is returning to the director's chair in what will be his fifth directing gig of the Rocky series — After previously teasing his script for the follow-up to Ryan Coogler's 2015 Rocky spin-off, the Oscar-nominated actor confirmed he will be directing "Creed 2"
Dolph Lundgren is training for 'Creed 2'
Do not underestimate old man strength. — Back in July, Stallone kicked off a series of Instagram posts teasing plans for "Creed 2". Yet it wasn't news of the sequel that came as the tease, but rather plans for Stallone's desire to see Rocky IV nemesis, Ivan Drago's return to the series.
Sylvester Stallone confirms "Creed 2" along with Drago's return
Don't ever question a "baby boomer's" ability to Instagram — On July 2, Sylvester Stallone teased an image that posited the greater question - what happens if you pit the son of legendary Apollo Creed, against the man who killed his father - Ivan Drago?
Stallone teases the sequel to 'Rocky IV' with plans for "Creed 2"
First Russian migs and now Ivan Drago? — Yes, you read that correctly, but Sylvester Stallone's latest Instagram post posits the greater question - what happens if you pit the son of legendary Apollo Creed, against the man who killed his father? If that sounds like the sequel to Rocky IV but in the guise of Creed 2, then you have our attention Sly.