WHO’S IN IT?
Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther), Sylvester Stallone (Rocky), Tessa Thompson (Annihilation), Dolph Lundgren (Masters of the Universe), Florian Munteanu (film debut), Phylicia Rashad (For Coloured Girls), Andre Ward (Creed), Wood Harris (Dredd), Brigitte Nielsen (Cobra), Milo Ventimiglia (Rocky Balboa), Russell Hornsby (Fences)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Steven Caple Jr. (The Land), director; Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables), writer, producer; Juel Taylor (film debut), writer; William Chartoff (The Mechanic), Kevin King Templeton (Escape Plan), Charles Winkler (De-Lovely), David Winkler (Mechanic: Resurrection) and Irwin Winkler (Goodfellas), producers; Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther), composer; Kramer Morgenthau (Fracture), cinematographer; Dana E. Glauberman (Up In The Air), Saira Haider (Dangerous Company) and Paul Harb (The Expendables 3), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Adonis Creed (Jordan), the son of fallen boxer Apollo Creed, continues his rise as a light heavyweight boxing champion, trained by legendary boxer Rocky Balboa (Stallone) and with his girlfriend Bianca (Thompson) by his side. However, an opportunity arises for Creed to take on Russian heavyweight champion Viktor Drago (Munteanu), the son of Ivan Drago (Lundgren) who was the one who killed Apollo Creed in the ring. Despite the reluctance of everyone around him, especially Rocky who was there on that fateful night, Adonis soon begins preparing for the fight of his life…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The Creed saga continues with an exciting and emotionally raw movie that sees both Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa confronting their legacies in ways that have been a long time coming since the events of Rocky IV.