Rocky fans receive exciting news about intriguing Creed spin-off

Details are still extremely limited, but sources familiar with the Drago spin-off project said. Wrapper that he will focus on Ivan and Viktor Drago after the events of Creed 2. The screenplay for the film will be written by award-winning screenwriter Robert Lawton. 2021 Nicholl Scholarship with a script he wrote called “Becoming Rocky”. The story follows Ivan Drago, who apparently took a liking to MGM executives and prompted the studio to hire him, according to The Wrap.

“The incredible but true story of the millionth loser Sylvester Stallone and his journey from homeless in New York to writing and starring in a legendary film,” reads the synopsis of “Become Rocky.” With that in mind, it’s natural to assume that Drago will be the origin story of Ivan and the Drago family, especially since Creed 2 basically redeemed the Soviet loving character and turned him into a proud father figure that fans can sympathize with. . Dolph Lundgren has previously stated his desire to re-examine the relationship between Rocky Balboa and Drago, especially after the fight scene between the two former boxers in Creed 2 was cut from the film.

“I thought it was a good moment. It was also a moment for the fans,” Lundgren said. Hollywood Reporter in November 2021. “It was a quick little fight and I thought it worked.” To add even more interest to the Drago spin-off, Lundgren told THR that he created a whole backstory for Ivan that never made it to the big screen. “When I played this character, I gave a backstory about how he was raised by the state and how they controlled him,” he explained. “He didn’t say much. He wasn’t really an evil person, he was just a product of the system. He’s a Frankenstein monster. He’s not Dr. Frankenstein, it was the Soviet Union. So I’ve always played it, and some of it came out in 85th.

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