“Creed” actor Michael B. Jordan will be featured prominently in NBA 2K17. 

By Dan Gartland
September 02, 2016

You know him from movies and TV but actor Michael B. Jordan will be branching out into a new medium. 

2K announced Friday that Jordan will be a key character in NBA 2K17’s My Career mode

Jordan, who you probably know from Creed and The Wire, will play the role of a promising NBA player named Justice Young, who befriends the user’s career mode player and assists with on-court and off-court decisions. 

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Jordan’s script for the role was over 700 pages long, according to the Associated Press. He also slipped into a motion-capture suit to track his mannerisms, which Jordan likened to acting in a play. 

The game will be released on Sept. 20. 

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