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Stallone Says "Creed" To Film In January

18 November 2014 4:22 PM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Sylvester Stallone has confirmed that not only is the upcoming "Rocky" spin-off film "Creed" happening, they now have a production date.

In a series of tweets this afternoon, Stallone revealed that filming on the project is aiming to begin filming in January. He goes on to give a brief synopsis: "Creed the new movie with Michael B Jordon who plays Apollo's son and boxer who meets with Rocky ... an amazing relationship"

Aside from one family post back in June, Stallone has been off social media for over a year. He posted a bunch of tweets today, one of which indicating he also made up with Bruce Willis after their falling out over "The Expendables 3".

Sly and Arnold Schwarzenegger are currently headed to Macau for the Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri boxing fight due to take place this coming weekend. »

- Garth Franklin

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The Drop review

18 November 2014 6:37 AM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

A crime thriller starring Tom Hardy and a scene-stealing puppy. What more could you want?

It's not without reason that The Drop has so quickly become known as “that movie with Tom Hardy and the puppy.” Based on screenwriter Dennis Lehane's own short story Animal Rescue, the blue collar crime drama aspect of the film is somewhat overshadowed by the metaphors and sweetness of the dog adoption sub-plot.

Overall though, it's still about Hardy as Bob Saginowski, a nice guy in a rough neighbourhood, who tends a friendly local bar owned by his elder cousin Marv (James Gandolfini). But after hours, Cousin Marv's Bar is a drop bar, one of a number of Brooklyn bars that serves as a place of safekeeping for the Chechen mob's ill-gotten funds.

When a pair of young chancers hold up Bob and Marv at closing time one night and only make off with the contents of the till, »

- sarahd

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An Evening with Arnold Schwarzenegger: 8 highlights from London Q&A

16 November 2014 6:27 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Arnold Schwarzenegger treated fans to a very special Q&A session in London last night (November 15).

The true Hollywood heavyweight answered questions from Jonathan Ross at the Lancaster London Hotel for 'An Evening With...', in which he discussed his careers in bodybuilding, movies and politics.

Arnie was on top form as he spoke passionately about Terminator, his unsupportive father, crashing tanks and Nicolas Cage nicking his roles. Digital Spy presents just eight of the evening's highlights.

1. He was quite clumsy in the military

"I was 18 years old and suddenly I was responsible for this 15-tonne tank. I was checking my gauges, and all of a sudden the tank was shaking, and I thought, 'What the hell is going on? This engine isn't running very well'. I totally forgot that the gear was in reverse and the tank was slowly going backwards, through the walls, and pipes were bursting and people were running! »

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Boal Polishing 'Uncharted' Script, Mystique Hearts Magneto, Shyamalan's Next Goes to Uni & 'Creed' is Coming

14 November 2014 12:18 PM, PST | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

Mark Boal (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty) has been brought on to do a "three-week production polish" on the screenplay for the video game adaptation of Uncharted which will be directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses) following the previous draft written by David Guggenheim (Safe House). Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) recently passed on an offer to play the film's lead, an Indiana Jones type named Nate Drake, a descendent of explorer Sir Francis Drake, who believes he has learned the whereabouts of the fabled golden South American city El Dorado from a cursed statue. The film is currently slated for a June 10, 2016 release. THR Jack O'Connell (Unbroken, Starred Up) and Julia Roberts are in talks to join George Clooney in director Jodie Foster's financial thriller Money Monster in which Clooney stars as Lee Gates, a bombastic financial TV personality who offers up stock advice on his »

- Brad Brevet

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Rocky Spin-Off Creed Unveils New Details

12 November 2014 6:11 AM, PST | | See recent Worst Previews news »

It's been a while since we first heard that Michael B Jordan (Chronicle, Fantastic Four) will team up with his "Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler for "Creed," a "Rocky" spin-off focusing on Apollo Creed's grandson (Jordan) who is being mentored by Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone). Now comes word that "Creed" will begin shooting January in Las Vegas and Philadelphia, and that champion boxers Andrew Ward and Tony Bellew are in negotiations to join the cast. Bellew is a former 3-time heavyweight champion in the Amateur Boxing Association of England, and will be the main opponent for Creed, a fighter called "Pretty Ricky Porter." Ward is a current World Boxing Association champion in the super-middleweight division. »

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Andre Ward and Tony Bellew in talks for Rocky spin-off Creed

12 November 2014 3:30 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like director Ryan Cogler’s Rocky spin-off Creed is starting to pick up speed, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that Wba super middleweight champion Andre Ward and former Commonwealth light heavyweight champion Tony Bellew are both in talks to join the film.

Creed will reunite Cogler with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, who is set to portray the grandson of Apollo Creed. Bellew is in talks to play his main opponent, a character called ‘Pretty Ricky Porter’, while Sylvester Stallone will reprise the role of Rocky Balboa, who will serve as mentor to Creed.

Creed is slated to begin production in January, shooting in Vegas and Philadelphia.

The post Andre Ward and Tony Bellew in talks for Rocky spin-off Creed appeared first on Flickering Myth. »

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Rocky Spin-Off Creed To Shoot In January

12 November 2014 2:49 AM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Announced last summer, the Rocky spin-off Creed has since been gaining muscle at studio MGM. Word this morning is that it'll be lacing up its gloves for a shoot in January, possibly meaning we could see it by the end of next year. Ryan Coogler is directing, with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan taking the lead and Sylvester Stallone returning as Rocky Balboa. Champion boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew are also in negotiations to get in the ring.The story, from what we know so far, centres on Apollo Creed’s grandson Adonis (Jordan), a young man whose family has tried to keep him away from the ring but whose natural talents as a pugilist draw him there anyway. Stallone will be easing into the Burgess Meredith role as Creed's trainer: a Rocky who has left the world of boxing behind and has no real desire »

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The Rocky Spin-Off Movie ‘Creed’ Will Shoot In January

12 November 2014 12:25 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) will star work on the planned Rocky spin-off movie Creed in January. The long planned project, which will focus on the grandson of the legendary [fictional] boxer Apollo Creed (played by Carl Weathers in the classic movies) who will be played by ‘Fruitvale’ and upcoming Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan. Said grandson goes by the interesting name of ‘Adonis’ in Coogler’s screenplay.

Sylvester Stallone has a vested interest in the film, and will actually appear as his most famous character in a supporting role. Character actor Luis Guzmán is also listed as having a role in the film.

The word on the street is that we’ll be seeing Creed towards the end of next year.

Let’s re-live Apollo’s greatest moment… God rest him…

Source: The Hollywood Reporter. »

- Paul Heath

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New Rocky spin-off movie, Creed, shoots in January

11 November 2014 10:36 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Sylvester Stallone takes on a supporting role in Rocky spin-off movie Creed, which is set to star Michael B Jordan...

Sylvester Stallone will be returning to the big screen to portray Rocky Balboa for the seventh time - but this time only in a supporting role. Instead, the focus will be on the grandson of Apollo Creed, in a movie by the name of, well, Creed.

For a while, this was earmarked as a TV series, but somewhere along the line it seems to have been upgraded to a movie. Michael B Jordan, who will be seen in next year's Fantastic Four reboot, has been earmarked to take the title role in Creed. It's set to be directed by Ryan Coogler, who helmed Jordan in the acclaimed Fruitvale Station.

Furthermore, we're hearing that boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellow are now in negotiations to join the film.

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- simonbrew

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Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan Followup - 'Creed' - Building Cast + Shoot Dates Eyed

11 November 2014 1:00 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

It feels like it's been a while since we mentioned Ryan Coogler's name on this blog; Remember his feature directorial debut "Fruitvale Station," and all the great press that the film, the filmmaker, and its star received? It seems like ages ago, but it was just around this time last year, as awards season began, when buzz around the film as an awards contender was in conversation, and a few months after we alerted you to what Coogler's next project would be: a film that would revisit the "Rocky" franchise, but, this time, the focus will be on the grandson of Apollo Creed - the character played by Carl Weathers in the first »

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'Rocky' Spinoff 'Creed' Casts Boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew

11 November 2014 12:26 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

MGM is bringing on two real-life boxers to go toe-to-toe with Michael B. Jordan in the Rocky spin-off Creed, as the studio enters talks with Andre Ward and Tony Bellew.

We first reported on the project back in July 2013, when Michael B. Jordan signed on to play the grandson of Carl Weathers' Apollo Creed character from the original Rocky franchise. Sylvester Stallone is also returning as Rocky Balboa, who mentors the young boxers. Tony Bellew will play Pretty Ricky Porter, a primary opponent for the title character. No details were given for Andre Ward's character.

Ryan Coogler is set to direct, reuniting with his Fruitvale Station star Michael B. Jordan, with production scheduled to begin this coming January in Philadelphia and Las Vegas.

Andre Ward is the current World Boxing Association champion in the super-middleweight division. Tony Bellew is a former three-time champion in England's Amateur Boxing Association of England, »

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Ryan Coogler’s Rocky Spinoff Creed Moving Forward; Boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew in Negotiations to Join the Cast

11 November 2014 11:52 AM, PST | | See recent news »

There’s been loads of buzz about Creed ever since Ryan Coogler hit it big with his feature directorial debut Fruitvale Station last year, but until now, it’s really just amounted to a whole bunch of talk with no sign of the project actually moving forward.  However, that’s just changed courtesy of a report claiming that World Boxing Association champion Andre Ward and British champion boxer Tony Bellew are both in negations to join the cast of the film. Should their deals go through, they’ll join Michael B. Jordan who’s set to play the grandson of Apollo Creed.  Even though his family would rather not see him box, he’s got loads of potential and winds up being mentored by Sylvester Stallone’s Rocky Balboa.  Hit the jump for more. According to THR, should Bellew commit, he’ll play Creed’s primary opponent, “Pretty Ricky Porter, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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‘Rocky’ Spinoff ‘Creed’ Moves Forward With Two New Boxers

11 November 2014 11:00 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

A new entry into the Rocky series has finally begun moving forward. Creed, directed by and starring the Fruitvale Station team of Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan, has been in-development for over a year. It’ll star Jordan as the grandson of Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), the nemesis/friend of Rocky Balboa who died in Rocky […]

The post ‘Rocky’ Spinoff ‘Creed’ Moves Forward With Two New Boxers appeared first on /Film. »

- Germain Lussier

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Two More Join Rocky" Spin-Off "Creed"

11 November 2014 6:14 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Champion boxer Andre Ward and British champion boxer Tony Bellew are in negotiations to join the cast of "Creed," the upcoming spin-off of the "Rocky" franchise at MGM.

"Fruitvale Station" director Ryan Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan are re-teaming for the project in which Jordan plays the grandson of Carl Weathers' Apollo Creed from the original films.

The younger Creed is being mentored by Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and will take on a savage opponent named Pretty Ricky Porter (Bellew). Filming aims to begin in January in Las Vegas and Philadelphia.

Source: THR »

- Garth Franklin

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Boxers Andre Ward and Tony Bellew in Talks to Join MGM's 'Rocky' Spinoff 'Creed' (Exclusive)

10 November 2014 5:02 PM, PST | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Champion boxer Andre Ward and British champion boxer Tony Bellew are in negotiations to lace up their gloves for Creed, MGM’s Rocky spinoff that focuses on the grandson of Apollo Creed. Ryan Coogler, who directed Fruitvale Station, is directing the pugilistic picture, which sees Michael B. Jordan playing the grandson who is being mentored by Rocky Balboa. Sylvester Stallone is returning as Rocky. Bellew will be the main opponent for Creed, a fighter called “Pretty Ricky Porter.” The movie is looking at a January start and is due to shoot in Las Vegas and Philadelphia. Ward is a current

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Interview: Jason Schwartzman Hears All in ‘Listen Up Philip’

29 October 2014 9:59 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Chicago – Jason Schwartzman likes to portray writers – he was one in his HBO series “Bored to Death” – and he portrays one in his latest film, “Listen Up Philip.” He also has played many characters in director Wes Anderson’s universe, and did a fantastic turn as composer Richard M. Sherman in last year’s “Saving Mr. Banks.”

The laconic and dryly witty Schwartzman was born in Los Angeles, the son of actress Talia Shire (Adrian in “Rocky” and director Francis Ford Coppola’s sister) and producer Jack Schwartzman. He was discovered at age 17 by director Anderson, when he starred in the cult epic, “Rushmore” (1998). He has continued in the Anderson acting company, also starring in “The Darjeeling Limited,” “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” “Moonrise Kingdom” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” for the director. He’s also done memorable work in “I Heart Huckabees,” “Funny People” and “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.”

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When Jean-Claude Van Damme played Predator

21 October 2014 6:50 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

In 1986, Jean-Claude Van Damme was the title alien in Predator before he was hurriedly recast. Ryan looks back at what happened...

In the mid-1980s, Belgian martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme arrived in America with dreams of stardom. Possessing a finely-honed physique, thanks to years of training in (among other things) karate, kickboxing and ballet, he was ambitious and brimming with self-belief.

The acting bug bit Van Damme while he was still in his teens: he played “a bad guy with all the knives” in the 1984 French gangster movie Rue Barbare and, determined to further his goal of becoming an actor, hopped on a plane to Los Angeles. His first few years in America were, however, tough. He slept in a rental car for two weeks, and made money money by teaching aerobics and martial arts, delivering pizzas, and working as a doorman at a restaurant belonging to Chuck Norris. »

- ryanlambie

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Watch: New Trailer For Inspirational Drama 'Reach Me' Starring Sylvester Stallone And Tom Berenger

24 September 2014 2:43 PM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Guys, Sylvester Stallone is ready to touch your heart....again (don't forget about "Rocky"). He's just one of many actors in the crowdfunded "Reach Me," an inspirational drama about confronting your fears and becoming a better, more positive person. We just wish this trailer were more, uh, inspiring.... The particularly ragtag cast of Tom Berenger, Kevin Connolly, Kyra Sedgwick, Nelly, Cary Elwes, Thomas Jane, Terry Crews, Danny Aiello, Kelsey Grammer, Lauren Cohan, Ryan Kwanten and Tom Sizemore (wowsers) star in this thing about a book, written by a mysterious man, that suddenly goes viral and changes the lives of a bunch of a people who have problems. So, "The Secret: The Movie"? John Herzfeld ("15 Minutes," "2 Days In The Valley") wrote and directed this, and its his first feature in seven years. "Reach Me" arrives on VOD and in limited release on November 21st. Watch below.  »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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Keanu Reeves Is Willing to Return for Speed 3

24 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

Nerdist recently sat down with Keanu Reeves, and during the interview they brought up the possibility of Speed 3, and it seems like they got him to verbally commit to a third film. This is what Reeves had to say when asked about it:

"Oh my gosh, 'Speed 3: Redemption'! Sure. You know what I mean? Jack Traven just dusting it off."

It looks and sounds like it was all in jest, but you never know! After all, this is Hollywood and anything is possible. Sylvester Stallone was able to bring back Rambo and Rocky, why couldn't Reeves bring back Jack? 

1994s Speed pulled in $350 million worldwide. Reeves passed on Speed 2: Cruise Control, which turned out to be a disaster anyway, so it was a smart move for the actor not to do it. 

Yahoo! asked Reeves a year ago if if he would be interested in returning for »

- Joey Paur

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Fast & Furious 7 Is Almost Done, And This Is How Vin Diesel Celebrated

23 September 2014 9:00 AM, PDT | | See recent Cinema Blend news »

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