across from Adonis, thick and menacing, with a neutral
emptily. The door opens off screen.
and heads to the corner.
Several cars line up at the inspection booths. Adonis, drives
code into a keypad, and a large iron gate opens. As he drives
her hand to his cut.
Do you have to come here after your
fights? It’s like you want to rub
my nose in it.
Don’t you want to know if I won?
It doesn’t matter. Even when you
win, you’re losing.
back to school?
Adonis doesn’t say anything.
MARY ANNE (CONT’D)
What about the internship?
Maybe... if it works with whatever
schedule Duke puts me on.
Have you even talked to him?
Tomorrow... what you got on TV?
Watching our boy.
a rival cartel, when... it cuts to credits.
You got another one in you?
Naw, grandma’s gotta head off to
bed... you gonna stay the night?
Naw, I’m gonna get to the house...
How’s your mom?
She cool, I guess.
Good... that’s good.
MARY ANNE (CONT'D)
Synopsis: Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) never knew his famous father, boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died before Adonis was born. However, boxing is in his blood, so he seeks out Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and asks the retired champ to be his trainer. Rocky sees much of Apollo in Adonis, and agrees to mentor him, even as he battles an opponent deadlier than any in the ring. With Rocky's help, Adonis soon gets a title shot, but whether he has the true heart of a fighter remains to be seen.
Actors: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad
Production: Warner Bros.
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 46 wins & 61 nominations.
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