Florian Munteanu cast as Ivan Drago's son in Creed 2
Romanian boxer Florian Munteanu has been cast as Ivan Drago's son in Creed 2.
Production on the sequel is due to get underway in the next few weeks, with stars Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone and Tessa Thompson all returning.
For the sequel, Dolph Lungren will reprise his role as Ivan Drago from Rocky IV, mentoring his son in a fight with Jordan's Adonis Creed, once again trained by Rocky Balboa.
The search for Drago Jnr has been underway for a while now, but it has now been confirmed to be Monteanu.
Steven Caple Jr, director of hit indie drama The Land, will take charge of the sequel, working to a script also written by Stallone and Cheo Hodari Coker. The sequel now has a confirmed release date of November 21st 2018.