Creed III: Jonathan Majors In Talks To Star Opposite Michael B. Jordan

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Jonathan Majors is in negotiations with MGM to star opposite Michael B. Jordan in Creed III.

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Jonathan Majors is in negotiations with MGM to star opposite Michael B. Jordan in Creed III.

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The report states that Jonathan Majors (whose recent credits include Da 5 Bloods and Lovecraft Country) is in talks to play the role of Adonis Creed’s ring nemesis for the upcoming boxing drama.

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This marks the first bit of major casting news since reports confirmed a few months ago that Michael B. Jordan would be making his directorial debut with the third Creed film, with Tessa Thompson and Phylicia Rashad also returning to reprise the roles of Bianca and Mary Anne Creed respectively.

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The script for Creed III is written by Zach Baylin and Keenan Coogler, with no official cinematic release date as of yet from the studio.