Creed's Michael B Jordan to make his directorial debut

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Creed star Michael B Jordan is stepping out of the ring and into the director's chair.

He's making his directorial debut with the adaptation of David Barclay's The Stars Beneath Our Feet, and he's pretty excited about it.

"Directing has been an area I've wanted to explore for some time now," Jordan told Deadline.

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"The Stars Beneath Our Feet tells a story that really spoke to me, and I'm looking forward to jumping behind the camera.

"I've had the opportunity to work with some very smart and talented directors and it inspired me to take on this new challenge."

The Stars Beneath Our Feet follows a 12-year-old boy who lives in Harlem and is struggling after the death of his older brother due to gang-related violence.

He channels his grief into one of his biggest passions: LEGO.

Jordan will also be reprising his role in the Sylvester Stallone Rocky spinoff Creed 2 when it hits cinemas next year.

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Sly seems to be going all out to make it a pretty epic sequel by auditioning MMA fighters.

He has previously teased the possibility of a connection to Rocky IV, with another Rocky vs Drago showdown, and Dolph Lundgren has confirmed he'll be back for the sequel.

Not only that, but it'll seemingly feature Drago's son too – and one MMA fighter who has auditioned for the role looks eerily like him.

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