Screenwriter Robert Lawton is set to write the spinoff Drago for MGM. The movie comes from the Creed/Rocky series and features the father/son duo of Ivan Drago and Viktor Drago. Our friends at The Wrap had the news first. Viktor Drago (played by Florian Munteanu) and Ivan Drago (played by Dolph Lundgren) were the primary antagonists in Creed 2. Lawton’s spec script Becoming Rocky, about the making of Rocky, impressed MGM enough to offer him the gig to write Drago.
Creed III releases in theaters this year on November 23rd. It was directed by Michael B. Jordan and also stars Jordan as Adonis Creed, the son of Apollo Creed from the Rocky series. We’ll have to see how Drago turns out, but if it follows in the footsteps of Creed, we could have yet another huge hit from the team behind the films.
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