Keerthiga Vijayapalan | Life

Michael B. Jordan will be reprising his role as Adonis Creed after the first Creed II trailer dropped Wednesday.

The highly anticipated film is the newest installation of the Rocky franchise following Creed. This new phase of Rocky films focuses on Jordan’s character Adonis and his introduction into the boxing world as he trains with his mentor Rocky Balboa.

Adonis is the son of Apollo Creed, Rocky’s rival turned friend, who died fighting in the ring in Rocky IV.

Creed II will continue where the last film left off with Adonis, now a known boxer, prepares for the biggest fight of his life against the son of Ivan Drago, the Russian boxer that killed his father.

As the fight draws Adonis must now choose between the safety of his new family and fulfilling his father’s legacy.

The trailer has received enthusiastic responses from fans.

Creed II is set to release on November 21st.

Watch the Creed II trailer below.

Featured image from Business Insider

Written by Keerthiga Vijayapalan

Keerthiga Vijayapalan is a third-year journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber.

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