Of all the many reboots currently scheduled for development, currently filming or scheduled for release, This is one of the few I think is actually a good idea.
in theory. The film, “Creed” is set to be a spin off sequel to the Rocky movie franchise. Back in late 2013, it was announced that MGM offered Ryan Coogler to direct. Who is that you ask? I honestly have not ideal, he apparently has only directed one other film that I have never heard of called Fruitvale Station. I would have liked for Stallone to direct, but he has his plate full, staring in this film, writing and pre-production of the next Rambo film as well as the next Expendables movie.
The film will focus on a man following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Apollo Creed, and getting a mentor in the now-retired Rocky Balboa. On November 10, real-life boxers Tony Bellew and Andre Ward joined the film, in which Bellew would play a fighter, “Pretty” Ricky Porter, the main opponent for Creed. It is scheduled for an November 25, 2015 release.
source: THR via Screenrant.com