Tag: Ryan Coogler

‘Creed’ director Ryan Coogler to direct Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’

It’s official: Ryan Coogler (“Creed,” “Fruitvale Station”) will step up to direct Marvel’s “Black Panther.” Chadwick Boseman will star in “Black Panther” after debuting as the character in the upcoming Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” in Philippine cinemas on April 27, 2016. “We are fortunate to have such an esteemed filmmaker join the Marvel family,” ...

‘Creed’ takes Rocky legacy to new direction

It takes strength and determination to be a world-class fighter. But for Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), even with boxing in his blood, it will take something more: Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). To step out from the shadow of Apollo Creed, the father he never knew, Adonis must get Rocky back in the ring. Although ...

‘Creed’ directors relates personal connection with ‘Rocky’ films

Award-winning filmmaker Ryan Coogler directs the upcoming boxing drama Creed. The film reunites Coogler with his “Fruitvale Station” star Michael B. Jordan as the son of Apollo Creed, and explores a new chapter in the “Rocky” story, starring Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone in his iconic role. Coogler talks about the origins of the Rocky ...