The latest installment in the "Rocky" movie franchise, "Creed II", hit theaters Thanksgiving weekend. With an all-star cast including Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson and many others,the film has been highly reviewed.

However, what you may not know is that the big budget film was directed by a Cleveland man--Steven Caple Jr.

During a press run prior to the film's release, WKYC's Russ Mitchell had a chance to sit down with Caple Jr. The two discussed a wide rage of topics including how his connection to Cleveland landed him his largest role to date.

Watch the full segment in the player above.