Michael B. Jordan
is reportedly in talks to not only star in, but also direct, the third installment in the “Creed
” film series. The news was first reported by Deadline within the context of a larger story about the studio MGM, which produced and distributed “Creed II
” in 2018, and produced “Creed
” with Warner Bros.
distributing domestically in 2015. The first “Creed
” film was helmed by Ryan Coogler
, who directed Jordan in the films “Fruitvale Station
” and “Black Panther
.” “Creed II
,” meanwhile, was directed by Steven Caple Jr.
” will mark the ninth installment in the “Rocky
” franchise, dating back to the original starring Sylvester Stallone
that won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1977. “Creed III
” also marks Jordan’s feature directorial debut. He previously executive-produced “Creed II.
Back in February it was reported by THR that Zach Baylin
, the scribe behind the upcoming Will Smith vehicle “King Richard,” is