Sylvester Stallone’s next movie will not be Rambo V, but Creed, in which he’ll appear as Rocky Balboa. Stallone/Rocky will act as mentor and trainer of Apollo Creed’s grandson. There was some doubt as to whether this one will actually go ahead, but both Michael B. Jordan (lead role) and Sylvester Stallone has confirmed it.
“Fruitvale Station”‘s Ryan Coogler will helm the project which is set to begin production in January of 2015. Michael B. Jordan will star as “Adonis Creed”, the grandson of Rocky’s first opponent, Apollo Creed. Sylvester Stallone will once again return to the iconic role of Rocky Balboa, who will coach young Creed in a title match.
As posted a while back this probably interfere’s with the premise of “Rocky Balboa”, that movie was all about closure and regaining a son yet Sylvester Stallone has said that in Creed Rocky Balboa will be completely alone, his son having moved on to solidify his career elsewhere. Let us hope that he is not just trying to stay relevant here and milk the property, yeah?