Sylvester Stallone has taken to Instagram to drop some plot hints for the upcoming sequel to Rocky offshoot, Creed.
The star posted a couple of suggestive images: one poorly photoshopped of Michael B Jordan’s Adonis Creed squaring up to Ivan Drago, the Russian villain from Rocky IV, and the other a shot from the set of the 1985 film.
The caption for the former alluded to history repeating itself, while the latter read: “Directing APOLLO AND DRAGO , The two best “cinema “boxers that ever lived!… Maybe it’s time to try to again?” suggesting that Apollo Creed’s son may get the opportunity to avenge his father’s death.
*Rocky IV spoiler alert* – Apollo Creed was killed by Drago in the fourth Rocky instalment.
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My calculations suggest that Drago would be tipping 60 by now. Surely even genetically-modified supermen have slowed down significantly by that age. So perhaps Creed will face off against his offspring?
Given current Cold War-esque tensions with North Korea, it seems rather fitting that the latest extension of the Rocky universe looks set to revisit the most absurd, entertaining and all-American films of the original franchise.