Carl Weathers Believed In ‘Rocky’ & Apollo Creed

In 1975, when it went into production, nobody knew that Rocky would become a phenomenon, spawning a franchise that’s lasted more than four decades. But Carl Weathers, who played Rocky Balboa’s opponent, Apollo Creed, had a good feeling about the role and the film. Speaking at a fan event, Weathers talked about how he knew the part was special — and tailor-made for him. (Click on the media bar below to hear Carl Weathers)

 

 Rocky is available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and most digital platforms.

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