The Rocky Balboa film saga is back. A new boxing story comes to the screens with Creed II, combining the past and the new.
In this film, Adonis , the son of the legendary Apollo Creed played by Michael B. Jordan , faces Viktor Drago , the son of Ivan Drago , the Soviet boxer who killed his father during a fight in Las Vegas.
33 years later, Adonis will face the challenge with the help of the legendary Rocky Balboa, played by Silvester Stallone.
The European actors are also present. The Swedish actor Dolph Lundgren is once again the former Soviet Union fighter who now trains his son Viktor, played by German-Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu.
“It’s a great feeling to give life to the different facets of this icon, you know, the bad Soviet guy of the 80s. I think, in the 80’s, the United States was not prepared for a bad old-fashioned Soviet guy, he had to Be bad, so now, Steven Caple, try to make it look more complex, “explains actor Dolph Lundgren.
On the other hand, Florian Munteanu, affirms that his character “is not the typical villain”. The 28-year-old actor, born in Germany after his parents fled Romania to escape the regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, argues that the director of the film, Steven Caple , “wanted to play a very dark and deep character with many emotions” .
“So I had to explore very dark and deep places in my life and cry in the movie, it was the hardest part for me, because I’m used to being the tough kid and now I’m showing a heart with lots of emotions,” adds the star. European.
The music of “Creed II” also puts Europe on high, since it is in charge of the Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson, awarded by the soundtrack of Fruitvale Station.