Production on Creed 2 has officially begun, Warner Bros. and MGM announced today.
The sequel is being filmed in Philadelphia, Penn., with Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone reprising their roles of Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa, respectively. Steven Caple Jr. (The Land) is directing from an original screenplay by Stallone. Ryan Coogler, director of the first Creed and Black Panther, will serve as an executive producer.
Creed 2’s story follows Adonis struggling to balance his personal obligations and training for his next big fight. Adonis, with Rocky by his side, will be going up against an opponent who has ties to his family’s past. The duo will confront their shared legacy and learn that nothing’s more important than family.