Creed “Generations” Vlog. Ryan Coogler‘s Creed (2015) movie featurette entitled “Generations” has been released. In the video, Sylvester Stallone praises the concept of the film. Irwin Winkler, the producer, mentions how he believed the Rocky franchise to be finished, until a young man from Oakland brought him a brilliant new idea. Ryan Coogler, director, speaks about his love for Rocky and pitching Creed. Michael B. Jordan tells us what an honor it is to be part of this franchise. Tessa Thompson speaks about the grounded relate-ability of the story.
I’m pretty excited at the potential for Creed. It’s not often that a franchise is as solid as Rocky‘s. You can revisit the entire series and find, perhaps, one movie that doesn’t quite fit. For some thats Rocky IV, for others its Rocky V. Some may have never even seen Balboa, but they should – its one of those Stallone films late in his life that exudes passion and quality. The trepidation, here, is that they’ll mess up the legacy of this franchise, but that’s why the conceit of Creed works so well – it’s a continuation of someone else’s life, or rather, the beginning of someone’s legacy. Rocky is a supporting character here, much like Mick was in the original films. I’m rooting for this to work, because we could really use a great boxing movie again (no, I did not find anything worthwhile in Southpaw).
According to FirstShowing, “Creed is directed by Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) from a script he co-wrote with Aaron Covington. Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) never knew his father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. But boxing is in his blood, so he tracks Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) down and asks him to be his trainer, despite his insistence that he is out of the fight game for good. With Rocky in his corner, it isn’t long before Adonis gets his own shot at the title. But can he develop not only the drive but also the heart of a true fighter? Warner Bros & MGM release the film at Thanksgiving”
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