Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) prepares for the challenge of his life in "Creed II," which just shared Trailer II.
With guidance from Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), boxing phenom Adonis Creed prepares to fight Viktor Drago (Florian Munteanu) -- son of Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), who killed Adonis' father Apollo Creed during a boxing match and was later defeated by Rocky.
Rocky Balboa: "That kid was raised in hate. He's dangerous."
Here's the official synopsis for the "Creed" sequel:
"Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight, he is up against the challenge of his life. Facing an opponent with ties to his family's past only intensifies his impending battle in the ring. Rocky Balboa is there by his side through it all and, together, Rocky and Adonis will confront their shared legacy, question what's worth fighting for, and discover that nothing's more important than family. Creed II is about going back to basics to rediscover what made you a champion in the first place, and remembering that, no matter where you go, you can't escape your history."
Here's the second trailer:
And here's the full poster from Metro Goldwyn Mayer and Warner Bros., with Adonis letting out the kind of scream the trailer builds up to:
"Creed II" was directed by Steven Caple Jr., and co-stars Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Russell Hornsby, Andre Ward, and Phylicia Rashad. It hits theaters Wednesday, November 21st.
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In 1985, Russian boxer Ivan Drago killed former U.S. champion Apollo Creed in a tragic match that stunned the world. Against the wishes of trainer Rocky Balboa, Apollo's son and current champ Adonis Creed accepts a challenge from Drago's son -- another dangerous fighter. Under guidance from Rocky, Adonis trains for the showdown of his life -- a date with destiny that soon becomes his obsession. Now, Creed and Balboa must confront their shared legacy as the past comes back to haunt each man. Read More