Jonathan Majors, who was recently in Lovecraft Country and Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, is in talks to be Michael B. Jordan‘s new opponent in Creed III. The third entry in the Rocky spin-off franchise will have Jordan both behind and in front of the camera as he’s set to make his directorial debut on the project. While specific details about Majors’ role aren’t available just yet, it’s being reported that he’ll be Adonis Creed’s latest nemesis.
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Sylvester Stallone recently confirmed for Rocky fans what he already mentioned at the end of production on Creed II: The journey of Rocky Balboa is over. Creed III will not bring back the iconic actor to reprise the role, and the franchise will continue without the champion boxer turned ringside mentor. Instead, Michael B. Jordan will now venture out on his own, not just as the star of the franchise, but as the sequel’s director, and he recently explained why now is the time for Rocky to disappear. Read More »
Michael B. Jordan, the star of the Creed franchise, has officially been confirmed as the director of Creed 3 – something that has been rumored for months. The fresh news here is the Creed 3 release date: the boxing sequel will punch its way into theaters on Thanksgiving 2022. Read More »
The Rocky franchise starring Sylvester Stallone was resurrected with Creed, focusing on a new main character in the form of Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Johnson, son of the late, great Apollo Creed, a longtime friend and boxing opponent of Rocky Balboa. Not only did it rejuvenate the franchise, bit it created a new legacy by passing the torch and feeling like something familiar and fresh at the same time.
Now Creed is following in the footsteps of Rocky by become a full on franchise. Creed II gave Adonis Creed his revenge by being victorious over Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer who killed Apollo Creed in the ring. Now Creed 3 is in the works at MGM, and thought we don’t know what’s in store for young Adonis Johnson, the sequel could hold a new challenge for Michael B. Jordan, who is reportedly looking to direct the third installment of the spin-off franchise. Read More »
Adonis Creed might be gearing up for another fight. Creed 3 is reported to be in the works, with Zach Baylin handling the script. Baylin wrote the upcoming King Richard, starring Will Smith as the father of Venus and Serena Williams. There are zero plot details for Creed 3 at the moment, and no director is attached yet. On top of all that, star Michael B. Jordan is a busy man, so there’s no word on just when this movie will see the light of day. But you can bet MGM wants to make it happen.
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