Movie News: Boxing Opponent Set for 'Creed 2'; Barry Jenkins to Direct Chadwick Boseman in Thriller

Movie News: Boxing Opponent Set for 'Creed 2'; Barry Jenkins to Direct Chadwick Boseman in Thriller

Jan 16, 2018


Creed 2: Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu, also known as "Big Nasty," has joined the cast of Creed 2.. He will portray the son of Ivan Drago, to be played once again by Dolph Lundgren, who first played the role in Rocky IV. Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson will also reprise their roles in the sequel; Steven Caple Jr. will direct. Creed 2 is set for theatrical release on November 21, 2018. [Tracking Board]



Expatriate: Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, above) will direct Expatriate. Chadwick Boseman (Black Panther) wrote the screenplay with Logan Coles and will star. The thriller revolves around the hijacking of an airplane during the 1970s. [Deadline]


Django Unchained

Quentin Tarantino: Leonardo DiCaprio, who starred in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (above), will reunite with the director on his next project. Reportedly, the film will unfold during the summer of 1969; DiCaprio will play an aging actor. Margot Robbie, Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt have been mentioned as other possible members of the ensemble cast; now Al Pacino is also being touted for another, unspecified role in the movie, which is scheduled for release on August 9, 2019. [Deadline/Variety]


Black Panther

Black Panther TV Spot: A smashing new TV spot for Marvel's Black Panther is filled with rather spectacular action. Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o star; the superpowered adventure opens in theaters on February 16. [Movieclips]

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