Are movie trailer editors big Stomp fans?
You know Stomp: The long-running theatrical show where performers make music out of everyday objects like garbage cans, brooms, and matchsticks. More and more, movie trailers — particularly for action films and big blockbusters — resemble movie adaptations of Stomp, with the actors and their props (most often guns, but also knives, cars, bombs, and a varie
It’s all happening: Creed 2 — officially titled Creed II because roman numerals are serious business — has begun production with Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan and Tessa Thompson reprising their roles from Ryan Coogler’s hit sequel. Although Coogler, who recently wowed audiences and shook the MCU with Black Panther, won’t be returning to helm Creed II, he remains on board as executive producer — and had a hand in selecting the new director.
Despite Sylvester Stallone’s interest in getting back behind the camera for the follow-up to 2015’s acclaimed Rocky legacyquel, the actor — along with Creed director Ryan Coogler — has enlisted the talents of another director for Creed 2. Steven Caple Jr., whose indie feature The Land impressed audiences at Sundance 2016, has taken the reigns for the upcoming sequel, which will continue the chronicle of Michael B. Jordan’s boxer Adonis Johnson.
Despite the fact that Creed 2 remains very early in the pre-production process, Sylvester Stallone hasn’t shied away from providing fans with regular updates on his screenwriting process. That’s included photos of his handwritten Creed 2 script as well as a promise that his character would face off against Dolph Lundgren’s Ivan Drago in the much-anticipated sequel. And while star and studio have avoided giving us a firm timeline for the sequel’s release — I mean, other than a rumored 2017 release date that they, uh, are clearly going to miss — it sounds like Stallone is making a lot of progress on he film.