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Tessa Thompson's special connect with Michael Jordan

IANS  |  Los Angeles 

Thompson says she is glad to share a special bond with Michael

Thompson has worked with Jordon in "II".

"Michael and I love playing these characters and really had a rapport with each other the first time around. Since then, we've stayed in touch and maintained a friendship and seen each other through different milestones," Thompson said in a statement to IANS.

"It doesn't feel like time has passed. It sort of feels like we're growing up together," she added.

She continued: "And a lot has happened to Mike and to me in the years since we made 'Creed'. He and I are also in this new space of navigating public personas and personal lives, finding that balance. It's interesting for that to also be reflected in our film."

To this, added: "and I say that all the time: and are 'adult-ing' now. Obviously, we were adults in the first film, but three years later, it feels more mature. We're looking at ourselves as people with adult responsibilities."

"II" is a sequel to "Creed" and the eighth instalment in the "Rocky" film series. It also stars Sylvester Stallone, Thompson, Dolph Lundgren, Phylicia Rashad, Andre Ward, Wood Harris, and

Stallone and Lundgren are reprising their roles of and Drago from the film "IV". Ryan Coogler, who directed the first franchise of "Creed", returns as an on "II".

The film, brought to by Pictures, follows Creed training in order to defeat the son of Ivan Drago, the who killed his father in the ring more than 30 years earlier.

It released in on November 29.

--IANS

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 14:12 IST
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