(AllHipHop News) “If he dies, he dies” is one of the most famous quotes from 1980’s cinema.
That line was delivered in 1985’s Rocky IV by the character Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) right after he killed Apollo Creed in the boxing ring.
Drago could be coming back to the big screen in the sequel about Creed’s son Adonis.
Original Rocky screenwriter/actor Sylvester Stallone hinted about the return of the Russian fighter in Creed II.
“JUST DONE …. if you are curious, around 439 handwritten pages translates into about a 120 page typed screenplay …#writers cramp #rockybalboa #drago #adoniscreed #MGM,” wrote Stallone on Instagram.
Of course, the “drago” hashtag grabbed people’s attention immediately with fans of the franchise hoping to possibly see a second generation Creed vs Drago bout.
While the first Creed was clearly focused on the sport of boxing, Hip Hop played a significant role in the 2015 Ryan Coogler-directed motion picture.
Philadelphia rapper Tone Trump had a supporting part in the movie.
Tessa Thompson starred as Adonis Creed’s (Michael B. Jordan) love interest Bianca, a music artist partially inspired by the late Hip Hop/R&B vocalist Aaliyah.
In addition, the Creed soundtrack was filled with songs by some of the biggest names in modern rap such as Meek Mill, The Roots, Joey Bada$$, Vince Staples, Donald Glover, and Tory Lanez.