Creed III will be the 9th film in the Rocky series. Creed is the spin off of the Rocky Film series. The Rocky film franchise focuses with the rise and fall of the fictional boxer Rocky Balboa. It is one of the most iconic sports drama films ever made. This is Sylvester Stallone’s most successful movie franchise with Rambo being secondary. The first three Rocky films is about Rocky’s rise to the top of the boxing rank while Rocky IV,V and Rocky Balboa is about his struggles on his retirement. Creed is the continuation of the Rocky Saga with Rocky being the trainer of his friend’s son.
Creed on the other focuses on the rise of Adonis “Donnie” Johnson or Creed. He is the illegitimate son of Rocky’s late friend and rival, Apollo Creed. Creed is such a success that its the film that made Michael B. Jordan a star. It had one sequel by far titled Creed 2.
To catch up with the Whole Rocky storyline, This video summarizes the Rocky franchise in 5 minutes.
Jordan and Stallone will be reprising their roles as Rocky and Donnie on the upcoming sequel, Creed III. Tessa Thompson confirms Jordan will be directing the movie too. Thompson plays the role of Bianca, Donnie’s love interest.
Stallone also confirmed he is working on another Rocky film, It will be very timely because it will be about Rocky finding discovering an Illegal immigrant boxer and he will put him under his wing. He is still working on the script. This movie have no title yet.
There is also some talks about making a prequel TV series that centers around a younger Rocky Balboa before he pursued boxing. It is very likely that a new actor will play Rocky on this series because of Stallone’s age. CGI will be the only way he can reprise the role of a younger Rocky Balboa.