Creed

Creed is a film I have had a bit of interest in ever since I heard they were going to do a spinoff type film of Rocky based on the son of Apollo Creed.

Once I seen that Michael B. Jordan and director Ryan Coogler from Fruitvale Station were involved my excitement levels got that little bit higher as that’s an excellent film.

Now we have a full synopsis of the film, with a little line in there that leads to think Rocky will have a big role to play in this, not only as a coach, but in life also, it could be interesting to see if they kill Rocky off or they keep him around for a possible sequel.

Adonis Johnson (Jordan) never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there’s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed’s legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.

Once in the City of Brotherly Love, Adonis tracks Rocky (Stallone) down and asks him to be his trainer. Despite his insistence that he is out of the fight game for good, Rocky sees in Adonis the strength and determination he had known in Apollo—the fierce rival who became his closest friend. Agreeing to take him on, Rocky trains the young fighter, even as the former champ is battling an opponent more deadly than any he faced in the ring.

With Rocky in his corner, it isn’t long before Adonis gets his own shot at the title…but can he develop not only the drive but also the heart of a true fighter, in time to get into the ring?

Are you looking forward to the film?

Creed, directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone is in US cinemas on 25th November 2015 (no official UK release is known yet).

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Alan Horne

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