Michael B. Jordan Reacts to Deontay Wilder's Hope to Star in Next 'Creed' Movie

After the heavyweight boxer expresses his wish to portray the son of Mr. T's Clubber Lang, the 'Creed II' star admits that it is a 'cool idea' to have him in the film.

AceShowbiz - Heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder's height might cost him a dream role as Clubber Lang's son in the next "Creed" movie.

The fighter has made it clear he'd love a part in the next film and has his sights set on playing the kid of Mr. T's character from "Rocky III".

Deontay, who is planning a 2019 rematch with Brit Tyson Fury following their face-off at the beginning of the month, has his sights set on Hollywood: "That's what I'm all about, my passion is acting!" Deontay told TMZ. "After boxing, in the middle of my career, that's what I wanna convert to. I wanna act like I'm getting hit, not actually get hit."

And "Creed" star Michael B. Jordan loves the idea of getting in the ring with a real boxing champ in the next film, but he thinks Wilder should play himself.

"It's a cool idea (having him in the movie), but I'm not sure where we're going with 'Creed III'," the actor tells the outlet. "He's (Deontay) a good character as himself."

"He's a lot bigger than Clubber though, he's a lot taller."

At 6ft 7ins, Wilder is almost a foot taller than Mr. T's Clubber Lang.

Jordan portrays the son of Apollo Creed - the fighter who took on Sylvester Stallone's character in the first "Rocky" movie - in the new boxing film franchise and Florian Munteanu plays Viktor Drago in the latest "Creed" film. Drago is the son of Dolph Lundgren's character, Ivan Drago, from "Rocky IV".

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