What you may need to know:
1. Apollo Creed’s son Adonis Johnson joins the fight game and seeks the help of Philly’s number one son, Rocky.
2. Apollo Creed died in the ring while fighting the man mountain Ivan Drago in Rocky IV (1985). Rocky was in Apollo’s corner for the fight and refused to throw in the towel after Apollo made him promise not to. American pride was at stake. Drago was Russian and his trainers were Cuban.
3. What great trainer said “women weaken legs” anyone?
4. Creed is played by Michael B. Jordan, the second most famous Michael Jordan, of the critically acclaimed Fruitvale Station (2013) and Chronicle (2012). Jordan is also doing a turn in the new Fantastic Four (2015) flick as Johnny Storm.
5. Fruitvale Station’s director, Ryan Coogler, takes the helm on this movie too.
6. I see you Mrs. Huxtable (2.02).
7. Broadsheet Prognosis: Time catches up with us all Rock. Yeez.
Release Date: TBC