Ryan Coogler Talks about Creed's Long Shot Scene

The writer and director of Creed, Ryan Coogler narrates a sequence from the film. He also touched on what he wanted to accomplish with Creed. He says the film was very personal to him and that Rocky represents his relationship with his father because he was the one that introduced him to the movies. Rocky is his favorite character and his hero. It also represents his relationship with his country and how he views himself. Apollo Creed was a big representation of that, on of the first black characters he’d ever seen in a movie. He instantly related to him. Coogler wanted to keep those two things in perspective. Watch the video to hear Coogler discuss the scene and answer some background information about this great film.

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