Sylvester Stallone hints Creed 2 to start production in 2018

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 4 September 2017
Sylvester Stallone (c) Instagram

Sylvester Stallone (c) Instagram

Sylvester Stallone has taken to Instagram to tease that the sequel to the 2015 movie 'Creed' will start production next year

Sylvester Stallone has hinted 'Creed 2' will start production next year.

The 71-year-old actor has shared a post on his official Instagram account showing an image of co-star Michael B. Jordan - who played Apollo Creed's son Adonis Creed in the acclaimed 2015 film - in character in a boxing ring and then teased the 30-year-old actor is in training for his return in the role.

Stallone captioned the image: "Getting stronger !!! 2018 #Creed 2 #mgm #fitness #Rocky (sic)"

Deadline has also reported that Stallone has been working on the script for the sequel to the first film, which was brought to the big screen by director-and-writer Ryan Coogler and based around the Rocky Balboa cinematic universe which Stallone created in 1976.

In July, Stallone teased 'Creed 2' could be inspired by 'Rocky IV' and shared a photoshopped movie poster in which Adonis stands toe-to-toe with his Russian boxer Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) who was responsible for killing his father Apollo (Carl Weathers) in the ring in the 1985 film.

Stallone captioned the image: "Here's a chance to stretch your imagination ... HISTORY WILL ALWAYS REPEAT ITSELF IN ONE FORM OR ANOTHER, JUST GOT TO BE READY! ... Sins of the Father.... #creed2 # agentnickyc (sic)"

Coogler's story revolved around Apollo's illegitimate son Adonis and his quest to follow in his father's footsteps to become a professional boxer, and he persuades Rocky - his dad's most famous opponent and dear friend - to train him.

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