Creed II (2018) is an American boxing drama film directed by Steven Caple Jr., and written and produced by Sylvester Stallone and Juel Taylor, from a story by Sascha Penn and Cheo Hodari Coker.
A sequel to Creed (2015) and the eighth installment in the Rocky film series, it stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Russell Hornsby, Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu, Andre Ward, Phylicia Rashad, and Dolph Lundgren.
Creed writer-director Ryan Coogler is as an executive producer on the film.
Daniel Bernhardt is one of the fight choreographers along with Don Thai and Jon Valara. Khalid Ghajji, brother of French kickboxer Karim Ghajji, is the fight coordinator and Daniel Hernandez is the stunt coordinator.
The film is being distributed by MGM, Warner Bros. Pictures.
Creed II (2018) came out in theaters on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 and is showing on Amazon Prime.
The film follows a fight over 33 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:
Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family’s past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what’s worth fighting for, and discover that nothing’s more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can’t escape your history.