The ROCKY franchise has a very special place in the hearts of everyone associated with Show Me The Movies! and 2015’s CREED was a solid and rousing addition to the series. A little while back there were rumours that Rocky himself, Sylvester Stallone, was on-board to direct as the original movie’s director, Ryan Coogler had to drop out due to commitments on the BLACK PANTHER movie. Today though comes news from star Michael B. Jordan via Twitter about who has officially been approached to direct the sequel:

So there we have it, take a bow Mr Caple, Jr as you have quite the task keeping fans of the ROCKY franchise happy while following on from CREED. Let’s make sure it’s more like ROCKY 2 than ROCKY V!