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‘Devotion’ Director JD Dillard on Jonathan Majors’ Show-Stopping Scene: “It Hurts to See Hurt”

[This story contains “spoilers” for the historical Korean War drama Devotion.] Devotion director JD Dillard knew what was in store when Jonathan Majors was scheduled to perform his Korean War drama’s most powerful scene, but the performance still hit harder than anyone expected. Devotion chronicles the heroics of the first Black naval aviator, Jesse L. […]

Glen Powell on Getting Tom Cruise’s Blessing to Do Both ‘Devotion’ and ‘Top Gun: Maverick:’ “There’s Room for Two”

When Glen Powell decided he wanted to play real-life naval officer Tom Hudner nearly six years ago, someone else already held the screen rights to the story. “That person had a couple drinks at a Hollywood party and told me they weren’t planning on making this movie,” Powell recalled to The Hollywood Reporter at the […]