Michael B Jordan’s Creed III was released on 3rd March 2023 and received positive reviews from the audience. The movie features Michael B Jordan, who is also the director of the movie, Jonathan Majors, and Tessa Thompson. The movie is about two former friends who go up against each other. Just like the first two Creed movies, the movie is packed with action and intense boxing segments.
The movie managed to earn $5.45 million in Thursday previews and is expected to earn between $36 million to $40 million over the weekend. The movie series popularized the boxing genre in Hollywood once again. The actor plays the role of Adonis Creed, the son of Apollo Creed, the main antagonist in Rocky and Rocky II.
Creed III earned $5.45 million on Thursday
Actor Michael B Jordan has high expectations from Creed III, the third installment of the Creed series. The movie earned $5.45 million in Thursday’s previews. It is expected to earn between $36 million to $40 million over the weekend. The original Creed debuted with $29.6 million in 2015 and Creed II earned $35.5 million in 2018. The third movie is expected to earn more than the first two movies.
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Michael B Jordan played the role of Adonis Creed
The actor plays the role of Adonis Creed, son of Apollo Creed. Apollo Creed was the main antagonist in Rocky and Rocky II as he goes against Rocky (Sylvester Stallone). In the first Creed movie, Adonis seeks mentorship from the legendary Rocky Balboa. In this movie, Adonis goes up against his childhood friend, Damien (Jonathan Majors). The cast also includes Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Wood Harris, and Florian Munteanu. The movie is currently competing against Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania. However, it seems like Creed III will easily overshadow Marvel’s latest project as it has received much better reviews from the audience.
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Michael B Jordan got the Best Actor award for his work in Creed I
The first Creed movie was released in 2015 and it was crucial for Michael B Jordan’s career. The movie grossed over $173 million worldwide against a production budget of $35 million and received a 95% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The actor even won the Best Actor award at the 2016 BET Awards for his performance in the movie.
The second Creed movie grossed over $214 million worldwide against a production budget of $50 million and received an 83% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The third movie is expected to achieve more than the first two and so far, the future looks great for Jordan.
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