'You learn a lot about yourself when you're training': Jonathan Majors on his antagonist role in Creed III

    When Hollywood star Michael B. Jordan stepped into the director's chair for 'Creed III', praising co-star Jonathan Majors for his role as the formidable adversary.

    <p>Jonathan Majors (Source: People)</p>

    Jonathan Majors (Source: People)

    In an impressive turn of events, Michael B. Jordan set foot on a new path with his directorial debut, the much-anticipated 'Creed III'. Going beyond his role as the charismatic boxing champ, Jordan found himself engaging in a spellbinding bout with the enigmatic Jonathan Majors, captivating audiences everywhere.

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    Michael B. Jordan: From Boxing Champ to First-Time Director

    Jordan has always been intrigued by the realm of directing, as reported by Variety. But it was not until 'Creed III' that he finally found the perfect moment to embrace this aspiration. As he says, "'Creed III' is that moment — a time in my life where I’ve grown more sure of who I am, holding agency in my own story, maturing personally, growing professionally."

    Among his influences and guides are industry legends like Ryan Coogler and Denzel Washington. Washington, a seasoned actor and director, shares with Jordan the golden rule of directing - "prepare, prepare, prepare." Such advice was taken to heart by the budding director, who intends to immerse himself in detailed rehearsals to master his craft.

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    Jonathan Majors: The Mysterious Antagonist in the Ring

    As the casting for 'Creed III' slowly took shape, Jonathan Majors, known for his stellar performances in 'Lovecraft Country' and 'The Harder They Fall', was roped in as the story's mysterious antagonist. Jordan's admiration for Majors is evident when he says, "Jonathan's just an incredible actor, an incredible person... He was just perfect for the role, so it was a match made in heaven."

    Majors shares insights on his training regimen and the profound connection between his real-life and on-screen boxing endeavors, saying, "People live the way they fight... It’s just you and your fatigue, and when the body gives out, you can explore the spirit."

    Though much about Major's character in 'Creed III' remained shrouded in secrecy, fans were eagerly waiting to see him step into the ring. Whatever the case, this sparring match is set to create ripples in the world of 'Creed', and potentially, change the course of the boxing saga.

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