Creed 2 is in movie theaters and we are really excited to see Sylvester Stallone and Michael B.Jordan teaming up again for another hit movie.
These are some facts you should know about the movie:
- The movie is directed by Steven Caple Jr., and written by Juel Taylor and Sylvester Stallone, from a story by Sascha Penn and Cheo Hodari Coker.
- Creed 2 is the sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment in the Rocky film series.
- The movie stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Florian Munteanu, Wood Harris, and Phylicia Rashad.
- The film follows a fight over 30 years in the making, as Adonis Creed meets a new adversary in the ring: Viktor Drago, son of Ivan Drago, the powerful athlete who killed Adonis’ father Apollo Creed.
- Sylvester Stallone and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures CEO Gary Barber confirmed on January 5, 2016, to Variety that a sequel to Creed was in development.
- In April 2018, it was revealed that Milo Ventimiglia would have an appearance in the film as Rocky’s son.
- Principal photography began in March 2018.
- Filming occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood and was completed on June 7, 2018.
- Some scenes were filmed at the Grey Towers Castle at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pennsylvania.
- Creed 2 was released in the United States on November 21, 2018.
- The movie premiered on November 14, 2018 at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.
- The music for the movie is created by Ludwig Göransson.
- Running time of the movie is 130 minutes.
- The budget for the movie was 50 million dollars.
- Sylvester Stallone said ‘’goodbye’’ to Rocky Balboa with a touching post on Instagram and thanked all the people who loved his character. He said that this is the end and that Rocky never dies because he lives in everybody’s hearts.