Deadline is reporting DEAR WHITE PEOPLE and Veronica Mars star Tessa Thompson has been cast as the female lead in the planned ROCKY spinoff CREED. The film will focus on Apollo Creed's grandson (played by Michael B. Jordan), with Sylvester Stallone's Rocky Balboa training the young boxer. Ryan Coogler (FRUITVALE STATION) will direct CREED from a script he co-wrote with Aaron Covington, and... Read More...
- The Wrap: ‘Dear White People’ Star Tessa Thompson Joins Michael B. Jordan in ‘Rocky’ Spinoff ‘Creed’
- Deadline: ‘Dear White People’s Tessa Thompson Lands ‘Creed’ Lead
- Variety: ‘Dear White People’ Star Tessa Thompson Joins Sylvester Stallone in ‘Creed’
- Entertainment Weekly: Casting Net: Tessa Thompson lands female lead in Rocky spinoff, ‘Creed’
- MovieWeb: 'Rocky' Spinoff 'Creed' Adds Tessa Thompson
- FirstShowing.net: 'Dear White People' Star Gets 'Rocky' Spin-Off 'Creed' Female Lead
- AintItCool: Tessa Thompson Joins Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone in CREED!
- Badass Digest: Tessa Thompson Cast As Female Lead In CREED
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Michael B. Jordan meets the eye of the tigerAnnounced last summer, the Rocky spin-off Creed has since been gaining muscle at studio MGM. Word this morning is that it'll be lacing up its gloves for a shoot in January, possibly meaning we could see it by the end of next year. Ryan Coogler is directing, with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan taking the lead and Sylvester Stallone returning as Rocky Balboa.
- JoBlo: Rocky spinoff Creed moving forward; boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew join
- ScreenRant: ‘Rocky’ Spinoff ‘Creed’ Begins Filming Early 2015; Casts Two Real Boxers
- Dark Horizons: "Creed," "Halo" Launches Hit By Glitches
- We Got This Covered: Assassin’s Creed: Unity Struggles To Maintain 30fps Across Xbox One And PS4
By Joe Cammisa Monday night is here and it’s time for The SML Podcast Episode 91: Undiscovered Soothsayers, here on Bleeding Cool! This week is a bit of a crapshoot as our scheduled guest got super busy and had to cancel, so Kris and I just kind of rambled for way too long. Think of it as a retro episode? We start off talking about a huge ton of Nintendo news from the newest Nintendo Direct and then everything just devolves into the usual games we are playing, what is coming soon, Kris and his desires to buy an Xbox One, and trade in values at GameStop vs.
- Shock Till You Drop: Game Review: Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)
- Hollywood Reporter: Boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew in Talks to Join MGM's 'Rocky' Spinoff 'Creed' (Exclusive)
- Dark Horizons: Two More Join Rocky" Spin-Off "Creed"
- AintItCool: Two Boxers Are In Talks To Appear With Stallone And Michael B. Jordan in the ROCKY Spinoff CREED…
“Winning a lot of football games is doable. Teaching kids there’s more to life? That’s hard.” Coach Bob Ladouceur in the movie When The Game Stands Tall