MGM has announced that Sylvester Stallone’s Creed 2 has been set for a November 21, 2018, release date.
The released date was revealed during a press release announcing the joint venture between MGM and Annapurna Pictures to distribute films theatrically in the United States, where it was stated that the Creed sequel will be released in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the first Creed film continued the Rocky film series with a story centered on the son of Rocky Balboa’s former opponent Apollo Creed, Adonis, who convinces the former World Heavyweight Champion to train him before Rocky faces an entirely different fight of his own. Sylvester Stallone will be sitting in the director’s chair for Creed 2 in addition to producing and starring in the film alongside Michael B. Jordan as the title character.
Stallone earned an Academy Award nomination for best supporting actor and won the Golden Globe Award in the same category for his performance in Creed, nearly forty years after receiving Oscar nominations for acting and screenplay for the original Rocky film.
Are you excited to see the next chapter of the Rocky saga? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Creed 2 as it develops!
7 Movies Still Worth Catching In Theaters In 2017
The summer movie season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some amazing films still coming out this year! It just opened the fall box office with a bang, earning the highest opening for a horror film, and there are quite a few films set to follow its lead. The holiday season in particular is always a great time for movies, with Oscar contenders and big-budget family-friendly movies being released simultaneously.
Of course, the movies on this list aren’t the only films coming out this year — they’re just some of the ones with the biggest marketing budget, making it easier for people to know they are coming out soon. So, if none of these movies seem interesting to you, do a little research and see if there are any great independent or foreign films coming to your local theaters!
Hit Next to learn about seven movies still worth seeing this year!