Fact: Michael B. Jordan has reteamed with his Creed and Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler for Marvel's Black Panther movie. The Fantastic Four star will join Chadwick Boseman in the comic book adaptation, while Lupita Nyong'o is reportedly in negotiations to take a leading role too.
Fact: Creed star Michael B. Jordan is set to be feted at the 2016 Maui Film Festival in Hawaii. The actor will be presented with the Rainmaker Award, which recognises artists who "profoundly affect" their projects, on and off the screen, during a ceremony on 16 June (16), reports Variety.com. He joins fellow festival honourees Viola Davis and Bryan Cranston, who will receive the festival's Navigator Awards.
Quote: "I look back at the film as a learning experience. Every film isn't going to be a home run. Everybody involved didn't set out to make a film that didn't work. I think everybody wants to do the best job possible. I think it was a big education for me to realise that things aren't in your control... I love the character. I'm a big comic book fan, and that's one of the reasons I wanted to do it in the first place. We'll see what happens... Johnny Storm is an incredible character... Why not?" Michael B. Jordan hasn't ruled out returning to the big screen as Johnny Storm, despite the failure of blockbuster Fantastic Four last year (15).
Fact: Creed star Michael B. Jordan has reportedly signed on to direct rising R&B sensation Bryson Tiller's new music video. Jordan will step behind the camera for the Exchange promo. Tiller says, "He reached out to me a while ago... He just said he wanted to work on some stuff with me so we’re actually gonna work together to do the video for Exchange. He's gonna direct it."
Quote: "My mum is living with me now, which is definitely an adjustment. It changes the routine up a little bit - I'm wearing more clothes around the house." Actor Michael B. Jordan has had to switch up his daily routine now that his mother is his new roommate.
Fact: Model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne has teamed up with Fantastic Four's Michael B. Jordan and American footballer Marshawn Lynch to star in a new all-action advertisement for highly-anticipated video game Call of Duty: Black Ops III.
Fact: Fantastic Four star Michael B. Jordan and model-turned-actress Cara Delevingne will appear in a TV campaign for the much-anticipated new Call of Duty video game. The two stars will join American footballer Marshawn Lynch advertising Call of Duty: Black Ops III, which hits retailers on Friday (06Nov15). Delevingne, 23, portrays a gun-toting soldier, while Jordan, 28, narrates the ad.
Quote: "I told my team after I finished (2012 film) Chronicle that I only want to go out for roles that were written for white characters. Me playing the role will make it what it is." African-American actor Michael B. Jordan likes to challenge casting directors. In the new Fantastic Four reboot, he played Caucasian actress Kate Mara's brother, Johnny Storm. The casting announcement stirred controversy among Marvel fans, as the character, aka the Human Torch, was depicted as a blond haired boy with blue eyes in the original comic books.
Quote: "I was coming back from the Dominican Republic... I was on standby and went to go to check-in and she (desk assistant) was like..., 'You don't happen to be Michael Jordan's son...?' and I was like, 'Why, yes I am and the crazy thing with the tickets, I don't have my seat can you help me?' And they bumped me up to first class." Actor Michael B. Jordan has grown accustomed to using his name link to U.S. basketball icon MICHAEL JORDAN to help him land plane seats and restaurant bookings.
Quote: "I'm going to try to see it opening night with a real audience." Actress Kate Mara is waiting to watch her new FANTASTIC FOUR reboot for the first time with fans. She plays Sue Storm in the new superhero movie, alongside Michael B. Jordan as The Human Torch, Miles Teller as Reed Richards, and Jamie Bell as The Thing.