Movie News: See Sylvester Stallone Tease ‘Creed 2’ in Russia

Rocky IV

Creed 2: Sylvester Stallone shared an image depicting himself watching Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) from Rocky IV facing off against Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) from Creed. We previously heard that a Creed sequel is on its way, though it’s been delayed. Stallone suggested: “You’ll have him face a different opponent, which I would say is a more ferocious, big Russian … And you can see what’s happening with the Russians today in America.” [Instagram]

Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Close Encounters of the Third Kind: In advance of the 40th anniversary of its initial release, Steven Spielberg’s Close Encounters of the Third Kind will return to theaters for a limited engagement. The Academy Award-winning movie stars Richard Dreyfuss, Melinda Dillon and Francois Truffaut. Look for it in select theaters for one week, starting on September 1. [Variety]

Sands of Jakku

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Video: Daisy Ridley’s voice as Rey is featured in Sands of Jakku, the first in a new series of Star Wars animated shorts. Narrated by Maz Kanata (Lupita Nyong’o), the short depicts an incident that involves Rey, BB-8 and a “nightwatcher” worm. Felicity Jones will reprise her role as Jyn Erso in a future episode. [StarWars.com]

Borg vs. McEnroe

Borg vs. McEnroe Teaser: Shia LaBeouf stars as famed, fiery tennis player John McEnroe in the first teaser for Borg vs. McEnroe. The movie revolves around the intense duel between McEnroe and Bjorn Borg during the 1980s in the Wimbledon tennis tournaments. Sverrir Gudnason and Stellan Skarsgård also star; the movie will open in theaters in September. [Movieclips]


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