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Creed II director Steven Caple Jr. on putting his mark on the Rocky franchise

Steven Caple Jr. knows a thing or two about being the underdog. With just one feature film under his belt, he was offered the chance to direct Creed II, the latest instalment in the Rocky franchise. He talks about what it was like to step into the ring with those big expectations.
Steven Caple Jr. attends "Creed II" New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on November 14, 2018 in New York City. (John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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Steven Caple Jr. knows a thing or two about being the underdog. With just one feature film under his belt, he was offered the chance to direct Creed II, the latest instalment in the Rocky franchise. The cast includes Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone, and the story sees the return of Rocky's most notorious adversary, Ivan Drago.

To say the stakes are high for Caple Jr. would be something of an understatement. He talks to guest host Saroja Coelho about what it was like to step into the ring with those big expectations. Creed II hits theatres on Friday, November 23. 

Produced by ​Tyrone Callender


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