Michael B. Jordan to Make Directorial Debut With ‘Creed III,’ Set for Thanksgiving 2022 Release
Jordan will pull double duty on the newest “Creed” installment, starring in and directing “Creed III.”MGM announced today that Jordan will make his directorial debut with the new film, which is set to be released in theaters on Nov.
Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad are expected to return for the third installment, written by Keenan Coogler (“Space Jam: A New Legacy”) and Zach Baylin (“King Richard”), based on an outline by Ryan Coogler.“Directing has always been an aspiration, but the timing had to be right.
‘Creed III’ is that moment — a time in my life where I’ve grown more sure of who I am, holding agency in my own story, maturing personally, growing professionally, and learning from the Greats like Ryan Coogler, most recently Denzel Washington, and other top tier directors I respect.
All of which sets the table for this moment,” Jordan said in a statement.
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