World News – CA – Michael B Jordan in talks to make his directorial debut in Creed 3

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Posted: 04:08 GMT, October 26, 2020 | Update: 04:18 GMT, October 26, 2020

Michael B Jordan is looking to branch out even more in his career, starting talks to make his directorial debut with Creed 3 for MGM

The 33-year-old actor starred in Creed in 2015 as Adonis Creed, the son of Apollo Creed from Carl Weathers from the original Rocky franchise

While a third Creed sequel was previously slated to be in the works, with Zach Baylin (King Richard) announced to write the screenplay, Jordan’s possible involvement was first reported by Deadline on Saturday.

Director ?: Michael B Jordan is looking to branch out even more in his career, starting talks to make his directorial debut with Creed 3 for MGM

Adonis: The 33-year-old actor starred in Creed in 2015 as Adonis Creed, the son of Apollo Creed from Carl Weathers from the original Rocky franchise

If Jordan does take the helm, he will continue the franchise’s tradition of having a different director for each film

Ryan Coogler (Black Panther) directed the first Creed in 2015, from a screenplay he co-wrote with Aaron Covington

While Coogler remained on the sequel as executive producer, he handed over the directing duties to Steven Caple Jr, who directed from a screenplay he co-wrote with Juel Taylor and Sylvester Stallone

Filmmaker: If Jordan does take the helm, he will continue the franchise’s tradition of having a different director for each film

While no story details were revealed, heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder revealed in an interview with TMZ that he wanted to play Clubber Lang’s son

Mister T played Clubber Lang in Rocky III in 1982, Wilder telling TMZ he has a «  passion  » for the theater that he wants to pursue

Although not officially chosen, Stallone and Jordan were both very interested in the idea in subsequent interviews

Into it: Although not officially chosen, Stallone and Jordan were both very happy with the idea in the following interviews

‘That’s a good idea! It’s a good idea,  » Jordan said, although he admitted, «  I don’t know where we’re going with Creed III yet ‘

He added that Wilder is « a good character like himself, » adding that the 6’7 « tall Wilder might be too tall to play Lang’s kid, since Mr. T is only 5’10  »

Stallone was also supportive of the idea, saying: ‘Absolutely I think he has a lot of hidden talents I would definitely not recommend him The answer is yes Come on all’

Cool stadium: “That’s a good idea! It’s a good idea, ‘Jordan said, although he admitted,’ I don’t know where we’re going with Creed III yet ‘

Creed debuted in November 2013 and it was a surprise box office success, earning $ 109 7 million at the domestic box office and $ 173 5 million globally with a budget of just $ 35 million

The Creed II sequel improved slightly at the box office with $ 115 million domestic and $ 214 million worldwide on a budget of $ 50 million

While Creed III will mark Jordan’s directing debut if he signs, he ventured into production, serving as an executive producer on Creed II, Kin and Raising Dion, while also producing Just Mercy

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Producer: While Creed III will mark Jordan’s directing debut if he connects, he has ventured into production, serving as an executive producer on Creed II, Kin, and Raising Dion, while also producing Just Mercy

Sequel: The Creed II sequel improved slightly at the box office with $ 115 million domestic and $ 214 million worldwide on a budget of $ 50 million

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World News – CA – Michael B Jordan in talks to make his directorial debut in Creed 3


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