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Jonathan Majors, Lisa Taback Among Gotham Film & Media Institute New Board Members (Exclusive)

The Gotham Film & Media Institute has added four high-profile figures to its board of directors, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively. The group behind the Gotham Awards has added actors Jonathan Majors and Stephanie March, entertainment marketing and PR executive Lisa Taback and entrepreneur and women’s advocate Dee Poku to its board. The new […]

‘Devotion’ Review: Despite a Passionate Jonathan Majors, This Korean War Epic Seldom Takes Flight

Based on the true story of the U.S. Navy's first Black aviator, the film will land on a number of IMAX screens when it bows Nov. 23.

Jonathan Majors’ Powerful Letter of Thanks to Sidney Poitier: “We’ve Got Your Back!”

To Sir … Dear Mr. Poitier, My name is Jonathan, I am an actor, and there are a few things I’d like to share with you — and whoever else may read these words. When I was 14 years old, a young Black boy in Texas, I found myself in lots of trouble, similar to […]

“Is This Acting or Is This F***ing Therapy?”: Nicolas Cage, Andrew Garfield, Jonathan Majors and the THR Actor Roundtable

They shared their fears about showing vulnerability, their sense of responsibility when wielding guns on sets — and an improbable connection over a moody horse named Rain Man. In December, Nicolas Cage (Pig), Peter Dinklage (Cyrano), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom! and The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Jonathan Majors (The Harder They Fall) and […]

‘The Harder They Fall’ Costume Designer Antoinette Messam Talks Western Influences, Costuming During COVID

Costume designer Antoinette Messam doesn’t just dress A-list stars in Hollywood movies. Prior to costuming director Jeymes Samuel’s revisionist Western The Harder They Fall, Messam worked as a stylist and designer in the fashion industry. That experience allowed her to bring a modernized touch to the traditional cowboy silhouette in the film. Born in Jamaica […]

‘SNL’ Cold Open Pokes Fun at Ted Cruz and Marjorie Taylor Greene, Celebrates Britney Spears’ Freedom

Saturday Night Live kicked off its cold open on Nov. 13 by welcoming back Aidy Bryant as Ted Cruz, who offered an alternate version of Sesame Street titled Cruz Street. The sketch was in reference to the beloved character Big Bird having recently encouraged kids to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “I’m Ted Cruz,” Bryant’s Cruz began. […]

Inside the Star-Studded L.A. Premiere for ‘The Harder They Fall’: “An Amendment to This Rule of What a Western Is”

The Harder They Fall, Netflix’s big-budget Black Western, premiered in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, bringing out an elite group of stars to celebrate the groundbreaking film. Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Seal, Tiffany Haddish, Swizz Beatz and Taraji P. Henson were among the guests at the event, adding to an already starry cast of Jonathan Majors […]

Regina King, Idris Elba, Jay-Z Open London Film Festival With “Revolutionary” Western ‘The Harder They Fall’

After a pandemic-impacted year where the BFI London Film Festival was, like so many others, forced to scale back much of its offerings with very limited in-person events and almost zero international guests, Wednesday night saw the U.K.’s biggest cinema event roar back to life. The Royal Festival Hall, on the banks of the River […]

Idris Elba and Jonathan Majors in ‘The Harder They Fall’: Film Review | BFI London 2021

Writer-director-producer-composer Jeymes Samuel, aka The Bullitts, also assembles LaKeith Stanfield, Regina King, Zazie Beetz and Delroy Lindo for a Western saturated in style.

Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba Face Off in First Trailer for Jay-Z-Produced ‘The Harder They Fall’

Netflix dropped the first official trailer for The Harder They Fall on Tuesday, revealing a brand new track from producer Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter. Slated to have its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival on Oct. 6, the Western comes from director Jeymes Samuel, who previously collaborated with Jay-Z on his 2017 music short Legacy […]

Jurnee Smollett Shares Emotional Tribute to Michael K. Williams: “He Threw His Entire Being Into Each Moment”

Jurnee Smollett is paying tribute to her Lovecraft Country co-star Michael K. Williams following his death.  Taking to her Instagram on Wednesday, the actress reflected on her time working with Williams and how she is struggling to accept his death. “My brother, my heart hurts so. A part of my brain refuses to accept it … […]

‘Lovecraft Country’ Stars Jonathan Majors and Michael K. Williams Reflect on Reuniting for Series and Their Special Bond

Michael K. Williams and Jonathan Majors have never experienced a relationship quite like the one they shared making Lovecraft Country. The HBO drama series, boasting 18 Emmy nominations, is anchored by legacy and generational trauma, with Williams and Majors at the center of that. The show not only saw characters exorcising demons — those born […]