New 'Creed III' Look Brings Michael B. Jordan Back to the Game
Michael B. Jordan will go head-to-head with Jonathan Majors in an upcoming film.
With Creed III directing and starring for the first time, Michael B. Jordan has made it clear he intends to take the franchise in a new direction. Fans were skeptical when a spinoff of Sylvester Stallone's landmark sports drama "Rocky" was announced, but here comes Jordan, who conquers fans' hearts and takes on the role of Adonis " Donny" Creed, the son of Rocky's best friend Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), created a new series. Now with the third part, the anticipation and excitement are undoubtedly quite high.
To further tease fans, USA TODAY released a new image from an upcoming feature that sees Downey having another fight in the ring. While Jonathan Majors plays the film's new antagonist, it's not him that Downey faces in his new look. Jordan looks dangerous as Downey and the overall feel of the image portends more high-octave fights in the upcoming feature.
In Tenet III, we see Downey at the peak of his career and a thriving family life. Things take a turn for the better when Damian (Majers), his childhood friend and former boxing prodigy resurface after serving time in prison. Damian is a fighter, he has With nothing to lose and eager to prove he deserves a punch in the ring. In order to settle accounts in the ring, Adonis must gamble his future.
In Creed III, Jordan wanted to further build on the emotional arc that Downey had established in the past two entries. In a previously released feature, the actor/director noted that the upcoming feature "is not just your typical boxing movie." Jordan explained, "We really wanted to take the character's emotional journey and put it in The ring and it pays off physically. Upcoming episodes will put Downey to the ultimate test as he faces a personal enemy who will stop at nothing to destroy Downey and everything he has worked so hard for , not to win the fight.
Jordan directed from a script by Keenan Coogler and Zac Behring. In addition to Jordan and Majors, the film also includes Tessa Thompson as Downey's wife, Bianca Taylor , Woodharris as Tony "Little Duke" Evers, Florian Montaigno as Victor Drago, Felicia Rashad as Marianne, and Tony Bellew will reprise his role As Ricky Conlan in the first film.
Creed III opens in theaters March 3, and you can check out the new images below: