Jonathan Majors on his “commitment” to go from naval pilot to the boxing ring with “Creed” to take on the role of Kang in the MCU

There is no doubt that Jonathan Majors’ shining moment has arrived. It’s everywhere, especially at Sony Dedication, opens today where he plays Jesse Brown, the Black Navy’s first fighter pilot turned hero during the Korean War. Then in March, get ready to see him go head-to-head with Adonis Creed in the latest sequel to the Rocky-inspired boxing movies starring Michael B. Jordan and directed by Michael B. Jordan. Majors stars the imposing Damien “Dame” Anderson, and he’s so fat he made the cover of the latter men’s health Magazine. He will also arrive next year and take on MCU legend Kang the Conqueror Ant Man & The Wasp: Quantumania with Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas. And that’s not all: You can most likely expect it at Sundance in January Magazine Dreamsa favorite project of which he is very proud.

It’s prime time for majors in the Major Studio League, but those who have followed his career knew to expect big things from the multi-talented actor. I first noticed him in his spectacular round of support in the amazing year of 2019 The last black man in San Francisco which led to notable appearances in Spike Lee’s Because 5 blood, and Jeymes Samuels’ The harder they fall both for Netflix and on TV in series like When we got up, Loki and his Emmy-nominated charge Lovecraft country. He joins me this week for my Deadline video series The actor’s sidewhere we talk about why everything is coming together for him now and how he chooses his multiple roles. Click on the photo above to see our conversation.

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Writer: Peter Hammond

Source: Deadline

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