Sylvester Stallone plays the boxing legend for the eighth time

The 71-year-old actor continues to play the character Rocky Balboa in the movie “Creed II” by Steven Caple Jr. director.

The main character in the work is Adonis Creed (played by Michael B. Jordan) – son of champion Apollo Creed. After the defeat at the end of the movie Creed, he continued his career and had a historic match with Viktor Drago (played by Florian Munteanu) – a Russian boxer. has a large body. At this time, famous boxer Rocky Balboa (Stallone) retired and trained Adonis.

In the trailer, Rocky advises Adonis to be careful when facing Viktor Drago – a very dangerous fighter with nothing to lose. The video also reveals Adonis’s burden on his family, as well as the responsibility of maintaining his father’s name.

Creed II is the eighth film in the Rocky film series created by Sylvester Stallone. In 1976, he wrote the script and starred in Rocky – a big box office winner and won the “Best Picture” Oscar. After that, sequels were released one after another with varying degrees of success. The most recent part – Creed (2015) – was a hit and received an Oscar nomination in the category “Best Supporting Actor” (Stallone).

Sylvester Stallone (left) and Michael B. Jordan.

Sylvester Stallone (left) and Michael B. Jordan.

The success of Creed also gave wings to the careers of director Ryan Coogler and male lead Michael B. Jordan. Earlier this year, they reunited in the blockbuster Black Panther – a global box office phenomenon. Due to busy schedules, Ryan Coogler did not return to direct Creed II but only served as executive producer.

The film is scheduled to premiere on November 21.