The last decade has seen Michael B. Jordan transition into a full-fledged Hollywood star. Long gone are the days when he first impressed us on a series of television shows. This includes characters like Wallace From HBO’s The Wire, Reggie Montgomery from All My Children, and Vince Howard on Friday Night Lights. From them playing in big films with Oscar Grant’s character in The Fruitvale Station (2013) to Donnie Creed in the Creed series. Actors have become emotional literally. This led to him joining the complete Marvel Cinematic Universe in the form of one of the most cherished super villains, Killmonger.
Michael B. Jordan is ready to continue his development in the upcoming endeavors. The talk is that we will see Michael B. Jordan taking the director’s chair in addition to being an actor. From Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse to classics like The Thomas Crown Affair. Plus, multi-star projects to superhero projects. Here we take a look at the actor’s upcoming endeavors in television as well as in film and what they are all about.
Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse – April 30, 2021
The first film in line for Michael B. Jordan this year is Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse, with a release date of April 30, 2021, on Amazon Prime Video. Stefano Sollima plays the film’s director. On the other hand, the writing assignment is handled by Taylor Sheridan and Will Staples. Along with Jordan, this film also stars Jamie Bell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Luke Mitchell, Jack Kesy, Brett Gelman, Colman Domingo, and Guy Pearce.
Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse is based on the 1993 novel of the same name by Tom Clancy. The film will serve as a spin-off for Jack Ryan’s Amazon Prime Series. Without Remorse follows the story of elite Navy SEAL John Clark seeking justice for his wife’s murder. In turn, find chaos that could threaten war between the United States and Russia.
Confession of Faith 3 – 23 November 2022
The third installment into the Creed franchise continues the story of Adonis Creed. The film will be released in theaters next year on November 23, 2022. This time apart from starring in the film, Michael B. Jordan also serves as the film’s director. Tessa Thompson is returning to join him in the film as his girlfriend, Bianca. Regardless of the two, Sylvester Stallone will be the one not to return for the film as he focuses on other Rocky spinoff projects.
Creed continues the story after the events of the Rocky franchise. This time with Adonis Creed, son of Apollo Creed who decided to train as a boxer under Rocky Balboa, his father’s old friend and rival. However, there is no plot. We hope this continues where Creed 2 left with the Creed family moving to Los Angeles, California.
The Thomas Crown Affair
Michael B. Jordan is working with The Avengers: Endgame directors Anthony and Joe Russo. They will produce The Thomas Crown Affair. A remake of a story that was told twice in the past. First, in the 1969 film Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. Then in 1999 starring Pierce Brosnan. Initially, The Thomas Crown Affair followed the story of Thomas Crown, who was fed up with his luxurious life. Hoping for adventure, he begins stealing treasured pieces of art until an investigator finds him to knock him down.
A Journal For Jordan
Director Denzel Washington based on the memoir A Journal For Jordan by Dana Canedy. This film stars Michael B. Jordan, Tamara Tunie, and Robert Wisdom as the main characters. A Journal For Jordan will tell the story of a soldier who keeps a journal every day. Learn new things and life lessons to give to his newborn son, Jordan. Michael B. Jordan also served as producer for the film with Denzel Washington, Todd Black, Steve Tisch, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Blumenthal.
Michael B. Jordan is working with Ryan Coogler on another project in the form of Wrong Answers. The film is based on the 2006 Atlanta standards-testing scandal that was covered by the New Yorker in 2014. The film follows a math teacher who changes the grades of his students in an attempt to get funding for his school. There has been no additional information about the film’s release date and cast.
Director Danny Boyle, who is from Warner Bros. Until now, there are not many details regarding the release date, plot, or cast of the film. But yes, we do know that apart from starring in a film, Jordan also acts as a producer. Initially, Warner Bros. carries the concept of introducing the biblical story of a man who lived for 969 years. However, the plans were later canceled, and no new information about the film has yet been announced.
Untitled David O. Russell Project
Another project with not much information despite director David O. Russell, simple premise, and a large ensemble cast. This film is set to follow the story of a doctor and lawyer who form an unlikely relationship. Maybe this is only one part of the story because we are looking at the star cast, which is actually really big. Apart from Michael B. Jordan, the film features Christian Bale, Margot Robbie, John David Washington, Rami Malek, Zoe Saldana, Robert De Niro, Mike Myers, Timothy Olyphant, Michael Shannon, Chris Rock, Anya Taylor-Joy, Andrea Riseborough, Matthias Schoenaerts, Alessandro Nivola and Leland Orser.
Looking at the star cast, what is it? Oscar’s documentary for being so big. Maybe Russell has something out of the box in mind, thus grabbing every star he knows. We’ll look into more detail in the air.
DC took a step forward by bringing Jordan on his own for the Static Shock venture. However, Jordan will only act as a producer for the film through his production company Outlier Society. Regardless of this, the writer, director, or cast members have not been disclosed until now. Originally, Static Shock was a fictional DC superhero with the real name Virgil Ovid Hawkins. An electrically charged superhero gets his powers from an incident that exposes him to radioactive chemicals.
The Static character first appeared with his comic series in 1993 during the Modern Age of Comic Books. Finally, the character also received his own series as part of DC’s Orignal Animated Univers entitled Static Shock in 2000. This show was crossed with Justice League The Animated Series. Then the character also appeared in Young Justice.
Another film comes from Jordan and his production house Outlier Society which adapted Blood Brothers. Vampire comic book from Dark Horse. According to the comics, the Blood Brothers story follows Nick and Tree, who have been vampire friends for centuries smoking opium with Genghis Khan or playing in a death metal band. Suddenly, they find themselves separated when the criminals who seek the apocalypse arrive and end humanity for good.
Michael B. Jordan’s Upcoming TV Show
What if…? (2021)
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is embracing the OTT era again with a number of web shows on Disney Plus. This also includes What If…?, Which will feature Michael B. Jordan reprising his role as Killmonger in one of the episodes. As of now, there is no official release date for the series yet. Marvel’s What If…? is set to revisit certain major events in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and retell the story of changing changes to those events. Thus, come up with a completely different storyline. Check out the first look at Marvel’s What… If? under.
61st Street (2021)
Another production to come from Jordan and its production home, Outlier Society, is the courtroom drama 61st Street. The series will star Tosin Cole, Aunjanue Ellis, Bentley Green, and Mark O’Brien in the lead roles. The story tells the story of young Moses Johnson, who is dragged into Chicago’s notorious criminal justice system. Thus, his promising athletic career was threatening.
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