The franchise I believe will get a fourth film. Confirmation that production is already in development was given by producer Irwin Winkler expiration during the Deadline Contenders event.
Winkler said that there is already “a great story and a great plot” and that pre-production is expected to begin in late 2024. Additionally, he said that work was delayed due to the Hollywood actors’ and screenwriters’ strike .
The producer also revealed that Michael B. Jordan will be the director of the new film. The actor made his directorial debut in Creed IIIin March 2023. It was the biggest commercial success of the three films, grossing $275 million, approximately R$1.3 billion, worldwide.
The film, however, did not feature the return of Sylvester Stallone as Rocky due to tensions between the star and the franchise’s rights holders. In the first two films, released in 2015 and 2018, he appeared already retired, in the role of the mentor and trainer of the young boxer Adonis Creed, played by Jordan.
Therefore, the expectation is that Stallone will not return to the franchise in the fourth film.
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