Michael B. Jordan to make directorial debut with 'Creed 3,' Tessa Thompson reveals

DANIELLE LONG
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Michael B. Jordan is taking the leap from People's "Sexiest Man Alive" to director.

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According to his "Creed" co-star, Tessa Thompson, the 33-year-old actor will make his directorial debut with the third installment of the sports drama.

"He is directing the next 'Creed,'" Thompson revealed during an interview with MTV News.

"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler directed the first "Creed" film in 2015 while the sequel was directed by Steven Caple Jr. in 2018.

"It’s going to be ammo, I think, for me, when he is engaging with me as a director," she joked. "I’m just going to tell him to dial down the sexiness. But we’re not gonna make it until later in the year. So who knows what happens? Another man will be – I don’t know if he will still be the 'Sexiest Man Alive' in six months."

When it comes to how the "Thor: Love and Thunder" actress feels about Jordan nabbing the title of "Sexiest Man Alive," she admittedly hasn't talked him him about it yet but is already plotting for when she does.

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"I'm proud of him. I'm so happy for him," she said. "And I will give him a lot of crap about it in person and cannot wait."

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