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Watch: ‘Creed’ Stars Michael B. Jordan and Sly Stallone on Resurrecting Rocky Balboa for a New Generation

Watch: 'Creed' Stars Michael B. Jordan and Sly Stallone on Resurrecting Rocky Balboa for a New Generation

In a year dominated by sequels, prequels, and spin-offs, Warner Bros. is lining up another "Rocky" entry, albeit from the perspective of his friend and rival Apollo Creed’s long lost son, Adonis (Michael B. Jordan). In the clip above, Ryan Coogler explains how and why he pitched the idea to producers, citing his father’s love of the beloved film franchise.

READ MORE: "Watch: Michael B. Jordan Muscles Up in Trailer for Rocky Spinoff ‘Creed’" 

"Creed" producer and "Rocky" star Sylvester Stallone reprises his iconic role, this time to coach Adonis, while Phylicia Rashad co-stars as Creed’s anxious mother. The film is due in theaters Nov. 25th, 2015.

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