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Creed: Sly Stallone Talks Ryan Coogler’s Pitch For the Film As the seventh installment in the Rocky franchise and a soft-reboot in its own right, Creed had a lot to live up to. The film tells the story of boxing champion Apollo Creed’s son Adonis, (Michael B. Jordan) as he fights to emerge from his father’s long shadow, training with Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and struggling to achieve greatness.

'Creed' Star Michael B. Jordan Is Obviously Down for a Sequel Creed is great. It’s certainly better than most people thought it could be, with intensely great performances from Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone (mounting his own comeback of sorts) and the scene-stealing Tessa Thompson, and Ryan Coogler proving himself as a more-than-competent director with his first blockbuster film. Given Rocky’s history of sequels and that Creed essentially passes the torch to Jordan’s eponymous fighter, could we see the actor return for another round? Continue reading…

The Fruitvale Station star finally speaks up about the lessons learnt on the failed Fantastic Four reboot...

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Review: Creed

JoBlo - Mon, 2015-11-23 20:27

Review: Creed PLOT: Adonis (Michael B. Jordan) – the illegitimate son of former champ Apollo Creed – travels to Philadelphia in order to train with his father's former nemesis-turned best friend, the legendary Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). REVIEW: When I first heard director Ryan Coogler (FRUITVALE STATION) wanted to do a ROCKY-spin off focused on Apollo Creed's (memorably played by Carl... Read More...

Sylvester Stallone, on Passing the Torch from Rocky to Creed Fandango sat down one-on-one with Stallone at the Creed junket in New York to talk about passing the torch, his love for playing underdogs, and the knockout punch star Jordan actually took while filming. While Creed will be considered the seventh and final film in the long-running Rocky series, it may also be the start of a separate new franchise if it knocks audiences out. Directed by Ryan Coogler (AFI’s 2014 Movie of the Year Fruitvale Station), it balances boxing...Read MoreRead Comments

Creed Early Reviews: Rocky Spinoff is Formulaic, But Hits its Mark Creed, the seventh installment overall in the Rocky movie franchise, tells the story of Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), son of the late boxing champion Apollo Creed. Adonis, in spite of his own personal fears about following in his father’s footsteps, fancies becoming a professional fighter himself and sets out to Philadelphia – seeking the help of his father’s boxing rival-turned friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone).

Michael B. Jordan must live up to his father's legacy in new Creed TV spot It's always satisfying when a franchise manages to right itself after a less than stellar entry; sure, it took a few years but ROCKY BALBOA brought back a lot of the goodwill that ROCKY V lost. The latest film in the ROCKY saga looks to continue that upward trajectory as focus shifts from the man himself (Sylvester Stallone) to the son of one of his greatest opponents, Adonis Creed (Michael B.... Read More...

Michael B. Jordan Goes For It In Creed Trailer Warner Bros. released the full trailer for the upcoming Rocky spinoff, Creed, staring Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone returning to the role of Rocky Balboa once more. It seems life hasn’t been easy for Adonis Creed, nor have the years been kind to Rocky since the last film, Rocky Balboa. It may also be the last days of the Italian Stallion.

"Fantastic Four" Debuts on Rotten Tomatoes with 12%

11:33 PM 8/5/2015 by Senh Duong
Fantastic Four
Apparently, no one told the critics that there’s a review embargo on “Fantastic Four” until it opens this Friday. On Rotten Tomatoes, over twenty critics have ignored the embargo so far. And the early word is terrible. At 12% -- and it’s still early -- it’s even worse than the poorly received originals.

Stallone Reveals First Photo from Creed Sylvester Stallone has published the first photo from his upcoming boxing film Creed with Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan. The shot appeared on the action icon’s Instagram earlier today. Creed, helmed by Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler, is a spin-off from Stallone’s own legendary Rocky series focusing on the son of former world heavyweight champ Apollo Creed, Adonis Johnson.

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