Sylvester Stallone will not be a part of the upcoming sports drama film. Creed III. Sylvester Stallone’s representative confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that, Stallone will not return for Michael B. Jordan’s ‘Creed III’ for MGM. However, in Creed film series, where Sylvester’s Rocky Balboa coaches Adonis Creed ( Michael B. Jordan ).
Apart from this, no further confirmation has been given yet, why did Sylvester have to drag his hands back from the ‘Creed III’ film. Sylvester Stallone’s performance was excellent in the first two films of the Creed series. For which Sylvester Stallone earned an Academy Award nomination for 2015’s Creed film. But, Sylvester Stallone wins Golden Globe Award for this film.
Rumors were already hot in the market that Sylvester Stallone Creed would not be seen in the film, but it has now been confirmed. With great grief, we can say that Sylvester Stallone will not see his iconic Rocky Balboa role again. Being a fan, that hurts.
Previously, MGM Studios has announced that Michael B. Jordan is going to unveil his directorial career with the ‘Creed III’ film. Keenan Coogler will write script for Creed’s third installment with Zach Baylin.
Creed III Release Date
Creed III film is scheduled to release next year on November 23, 2022.
The first two parts of the Creed film series were tremendous hits at the box office. Creed film’s first part was released in 2015 and directed by Ryan Coogler. The film earned 173 million worldwide with a budget of 35 million. The second part of Creed also earned excellent performance at the box office. The film grossed 215 million dollars worldwide with a budget of 50 million. This time the film was directed by Steven Caple Jr.
Sylvester Stallone will be seen in James Gunn’s ‘The Suicide Squad‘. The Suicide Squad is set to release on August 6, 2021.