Rocky Balboa and Apollo Creed were rivals in Rocky and Rocky II , before turning friends later in the franchise. [ Rocky IV spoiler alert] In the fourth film, Creed loses to the Russian Ivan Drago and dies in the ring.

But if you thought the Creed name was out of the Rocky franchise, you were wrong. Here’s the trailer for Creed , the much awaited spin-off film about Apollo Creed’s son, played by the talented Michael B. Jordan

(Fellow fans of The Wire , here’s a movie that features both Avon Barksdale and Wallace)

Check this out.