“It’s such a classic line, but we couldn’t have Drago say , ‘I must break you. Again,’ ” says Caple. After trying many variations, it landed with Drago telling Rocky: “My son will break your boy.” Drago also shoves Viktor’s mouthguard into his jaws to push him during the Adonis fight, saying , “You must break him.”
“I must break you.” Captain Ivan Drago ( Russian : Иван Драго, born November 3rd, 1961) was the main antagonist in Rocky IV and Creed II, and flashback antagonist in Rocky V. He is a former Russian professional boxer, Olympian and a Infantry Captain for the Soviet Army.
Ludmilla Vobet Drago
Dolph Lundgren, left, and Florian “Big Nasty” Munteanu play Ivan Drago and his son Viktor in “Creed II.” In the new movie “Creed II,” the titular fighter faces a new opponent. He speaks Russian . His name is Drago.
Jordan that he’d get his chance to direct Creed III . Production details on Creed 3 are just as unknown, with a shooting schedule and release date yet to be announced. We’ ll keep you posted on Creed 3 as the project develops. In the meantime, here’s our 2020 and 2021 movie release calendar.
Subject: Re: Yo, Adrian ! Why did they kill off Talia Shire’s character for Rocky Balboa? To ensure that fans did not think she had been written out of the film because of a dispute with Stallone or because she refused to be in it, Shire made a public statement supporting Stallone’s decision to kill off the character.
When tested for brain damage in Rocky V, Rocky was suffering the effects of a severe concussion as a result of the Drago fight, but he never sought a second or more informed opinion because he intended to retire anyway.
Drago makes it out of jail and is cleared of all charges. He is reunited with his wife and is brought back to health before resuming his boxing training. Drago leaves Russia and is set to fight Dixon in the same venue, where he killed Apollo Creed 30 years earlier.
After his loss to Rocky , Drago was disgraced by the USSR and Ludmilla left him to raise their son, Viktor, on his own. Following the end of the Cold War, Drago was forced to move to Ukraine, where he lived a modest life while relentlessly training Viktor to be an even more formidable boxer than he was.
Like many fans of Sylvester Stallone’s Oscar-nominated role as Rocky Balboa in 1976’s Rocky , actor Liev Schreiber wasn’t aware of a key film fact. The unknown boxer character who gets the chance of a lifetime to fight the world’s heavyweight champion was inspired by an actual fighter named Chuck Wepner.
Florian Munteanu , a German-Romanian professional boxer, has been cast in the new role. “Congratulations to Florian ‘Big Nasty’ Munteanu for getting the part as IVAN DRAGOS son,” Stallone , who returns as Rocky Balboa in Creed 2, wrote on Instagram. “27 years old, 6 feet four, 245 pounds of talent.”
Yes and no. Drago didn’t care for his safety or life at all, but I don’t think he was intentionally trying to kill him outright. “If he dies, he dies.” Rocky and the Ref really killed Apollo .
Apollo Creed is a fictional character from the Rocky films. He was played by Carl Weathers. The character was inspired by the real -life champion Muhammad Ali, having what one author remarked as the same “brash, vocal, [and] theatrical” personality.
7 Ivan Drago Totally Took Steroids Part of what helped Ivan Drago become the man mountain he is in Rocky IV is undoubtedly steroids . It’s clearly implied that Drago is using anabolic steroids , whether it’s via those injection scenes or his astonishing punching power and weight lifting abilities.
“When were about 12 or 13, there was a game my friends and I used to play on the XBox called Ultimate Fighter and we had to create characters,” Florian revealed. “These characters came with names, and they chose Big Nasty for me and that’s kind of stuck with me. It’s no stripper name or anything like that.”