Jonathan Majors is slowly rising as a MAJOR player in the Hollywood world these days, and each performance of his pushes him closer to becoming a household name.
After giving a critically acclaimed performance in The Last Black Man In Chicago, which Barack Obama called one of the best films during that year in 2019, he landed his breakout role in Lovecraft Country. He continued to soar, starring in Da 5 Bloods, The Harder They Fall, Loki, and Devotion.
The bright actor had a tough upbringing, and after finding his haven in the arts, he discovered The Dark Knight and became inspired by the late Heath Ledger, who resembled some of the faces he was familiar with as he grew into an adult showcasing the complexity of good and evil. Majors now has a chance to inspire others like Ledger did and will fall into the ranks of villains as he’s set to reprise his role as Kang The Conqueror in the upcoming Marvel sequel Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania.
The film kicks off Phase 5 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and will follow Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) and Hope Van Dyne’s (Evangeline Lilly) return to continue their adventures as Ant-Man and the Wasp. Together, with Hope’s parents Hank Pym (Michael Douglas) and Janet Van Dyne (Michelle Pfeiffer), the family finds themselves exploring the Quantum Realm, interacting with strange new creatures and embarking on an adventure that will push them beyond the limits of what they thought was possible.”
Majors chatted with Baller Alert, and after playing a fun game inspired by the film with the outlet, we talked to the actor about his recent Ebony Magazine cover and how it feels to be the most fawned-over actor these days.
“It’s alright; it’s nothing wrong with being fawned over a bit,” he shared.
He then pivots and shares how he would feel if chosen as this year’s “Sexiest Man Alive” for People Magazine.
“It always feels good to be chosen,” he began.
“There are so many people like Paul Rudd, Michael B. Jordan, and Idris Elba who have earned the title, and to join that fraternity would be cool. Every time I speak to People Magazine on the carpet, it’s like it’s on,” insinuating the outlet is eyeing him as a top contender.
We asked Majors to share his best feature, which he answered his hands and his cheekbones, a popular gene in his family.
Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantanium premieres in theaters Friday, February 17th.