Wow, he is getting incredible opportunities. And, I ‘luvbs’ to see it! ~ V DEADLINE EXCLUSIVE: Jonathan Majors is set to star in and produce Da Understudy from Westbrook Studios and Amazon Studios. Majors will produce the feature under his Tall Street Productions umbrella. Amazon Studios landed the script on spec in a competitive situation. Sources said that Spike Lee is circling to direct, which would reunite … Continue reading ‘Creed III’s Jonathan Majors To Star In ‘Da Understudy’ For Amazon & Westbrook; Spike Lee Circling
So happy for all of them!! And no, I’ve not seen it yet. So, no spoilers! ~ V SUNDAY AM: Amazon bought MGM – a motion picture studio–for $8.45 billion back in May 2021, and this weekend the streamer had their first taste of how wonderful a box office blockbuster is, as MGM/UAR’s Creed III opened to a franchise record of $58.6M. That’s also the … Continue reading MGM’s ‘Creed III’ $58M+ Franchise Record Opening A Gamechanger For Amazon Studios – Sunday Box Office
Majors’ groundbreaking naval pilot Jesse Brown in ‘Devotion’ exemplifies Black ambition, including his own: My characters are sometimes men who I want to be. In Sony’s Devotion, Jonathan Majors stars as Jesse Brown, the first Black aviator to complete the Navy’s basic training program. Set in the months leading to the Korean War, the film — directed by J.D. Dillard and adapted from Adam Makos’ … Continue reading ‘Devotion’ Star Jonathan Majors on the Untold Stories of Black Excellence
Good lord. This looks like it is going to be emotional and BRUTAL!!! But I can’t wait to see it. ~ V Synopsis: Jordan returns as Adonis “Donnie” Creed, son of Rocky Balboa’s fiercest opponent, Apollo Creed. But the actor isn’t just throwing punches at Majors’ antagonist Damian “Dame” Anderson in the film, “Creed III” also marks Jordan’s directorial debut. Just as “Rocky” star Sylvester … Continue reading Creed III Official Trailer
My dad fought in this war! Wow, this looks fantastic and it has Jonathan Majors and Glen Powell. Can’t wait to see it! ~ V DEVOTION Trailer ~ Video via Sony Pictures Entertainment Synopsis: Based on the book by Adam Makos. Devotion, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the harrowing true story of two elite US Navy … Continue reading DEVOTION – Official Trailer
If you take away the narrow, white-male-centric stories we were given, then that means you have a whole universe of stories with women of actual dominance, with people of color, all races. Basically, you have a genre where 90% of it is unexplored. ~ Jeymes Samuel It’s often said that to love something is to also be critical of its shortcomings. That has always been … Continue reading The Harder They Fall Director Jeymes Samuel Didn’t Reinvent the Western—He Freed It
The Harder They Fall, directed by Jeymes Samuel, has finally landed on Netflix. Starring Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo, Deon Cole, Zazie Beetz, the Jay-Z-produced film is a rare Black cast entry in the Western genre. That distinction is one of the main reasons Regina King told EBONY she had to be part of this film. It was just … Continue reading Regina King on the Verifiable Lessons of ‘The Harder They Fall’ and Her Other Black History-Laced Projects
I cannot wait ’til next week to watch this! ~ V Synopsis: Idris Elba, Regina King, Jonathan Majors, James Lassiter and Jeymes Samuel were in great spirits at “The Harder They Fall” press conference during the 65th BFI London Film Festival today!! They chatted inspirations, Jay Z being a producer, diversity, friendship and COVID! The Harder They Fall ~ Video via FLIP YOUR WIG Synopsis: … Continue reading ‘The Harder They Fall’ Cast and Director Interviews!
O-M-G, I can’t wait ’til this to come out!! Go ‘head, Netflix. ~ V #ThisFallWeRide Synopsis: Gunning for revenge, outlaw Nat Love saddles up with his gang to take down enemy Rufus Buck, a ruthless crime boss who just got sprung from prison. This ain’t your grandaddy’s Western! Check out Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, Delroy Lindo, LaKeith Stanfield, RJ Cyler, Edi … Continue reading The Harder They Fall | Official Trailer
Director Kate Herron also confirms their version of Majors’ character was not Kang the Conqueror. Even though Marvel confirmed last December that Jonathan Majors was joining the MCU as Kang the Conqueror in “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania,” he only got that role because he was going to first appear in “Loki,” which he did during Wednesday’s season finale. At least that’s the story according … Continue reading Jonathan Majors Nabbed Major ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Role Because of ‘Loki’
Ooh-wee! Now, THIS is the all-Black Western movie I want to see!! And, one of the producers is Jay-Z. Go ‘head, Netflix. ~ V Synopsis: When outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) discovers that his enemy Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) is being released from prison he rounds up his gang to track Rufus down and seek revenge. Those riding with him in this assured, righteously new … Continue reading The Harder They Fall | Official Teaser | Netflix
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