TRANSCRIPT Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Jonathan Majors

Jonathan Majors has been acting professionally for about seven years now. He’s done theater, TV, and starred in movies. In that short amount of time, he’s become one of the most captivating performers in Hollywood. On screen, Jonathan is charismatic and charming when the role calls for it, and he can turn to vulnerable and broken almost instantly. He’s the kind of actor that just takes the story to the next level. When I talked with Jonathan Majors in 2021, he was up for an Emmy for his work on HBO’s Lovecraft Country. He’s gone on to some massive films like Ant-man and the Wasp: Quantumania, and most recently, Creed III. Jonathan joined us on Bullseye to talk about Lovecraft Country, and reflected on being the child in a family of veterans. Plus, he dived into acting theory and craft – and he gets into it, really into it.

Guests: Jonathan Majors

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