Carl Weathers Confirms Passing of “Rocky” Co-Star Tony Burton

Carl Weathers starred alongside Tony Burton in the Rocky films. Weathers played the role of Apollo Creed, while Burton starred as Tony “Duke” Evers, a boxing trainer. Tony Burton, trainer in 'Rocky' films, dies at 78 https://t.co/15n0dXYztB pic.twitter.com/Lz6ldyC29e — CNN…

Tessa Thompson Breathes New Life Into “Rocky” Franchise in “Creed” Role

Tessa Thompson plays the role of aspiring singer Bianca in the newly released film Creed. Her acting, in addition to her singing and songwriting skills, breathes new life into the “Rocky” franchise. Check out @TThompsonYES photo diary from her #Creed…

Sylvester Stallone Admits He Was Wrong to Doubt the Making Of ‘Rocky’-Inspired ‘Creed’

Sylvester Stallone admitted he was “wrong” to initially doubt the making of Creed, which is indie director Ryan Coogler’s take on the Rocky franchise. “The feel of this is extremely personal as opposed to ‘just a movie’, in you know,…