The trailer for Creed III debuted Tuesday and it shows Michael B. Jordan settling a score with Jonathan Majors in the boxing ring.
The two portray friends who lost touch when Majors’ character Damian went to prison for 18 years. After Damian returns to town, he’s eager to prove he’s ready to get back in the ring.
“I know I’ve been away a long time, but I’ve got myself in shape. I’ve still got gas in the tank,” Damian says.
“Come by the gym,” Jordan’s Adonis Creed tells him. Damian reveals the two were once “like brothers,” but Adonis left him behind on his road to success.
The two eventually go toe-to-toe in the ring, but it’s more than just a fight. Adonis must put his future on the line to battle Damian who has nothing to lose.
The cast of the MGM film also includes Tessa Thompson, Wood Harris, Florian Munteanu, and Phylicia Rashad.
Michael B. Jordan makes his directorial debut in this third installment of the franchise. The first two films rang up a combined $387 million at the worldwide box office.
Keenan Coogler and Zach Baylin wrote the script for the sequel. Producers include Irwin Winkler, Charles Winkler, William Chartoff, David Winkler, Ryan Coogler, Michael B. Jordan, Elizabeth Raposo, Jonathan Glickman, and Sylvester Stallone.
Creed III arrives in theaters on March 3, 2023.
Watch the trailer below.