Steven Caple Jr. is taking the reins.
Creed 2, the direct sequel to the 2015 sports drama based on Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky franchise.MGM and Warner Bros. have chosen newcomer Steven Caple Jr. to direct
The next Rocky movie will focus on Adonis Creed (Jordan) as he continues his quest to become a champion, as well as his personal life outside the ring. Jordan, Stallone, and Tessa Thompson will all reprise their roles in the sequel.
“It’s an honor to be a part of such an iconic franchise and to work with such great collaborators,” Caple said. “Mike, Sly, and Tessa are extraordinarily talented and bring something special to today’s culture. I look forward to joining the family and continuing the precedent set by this franchise’s alumni of incredible filmmakers.”
Creed 2 will begin production in Spring, 2018.