Two days before the release of the long-anticipated Creed III, the award-winning actor was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Michael B. Jordan’s success has been nothing short of inspiring. Starting his acting career in 1999, he grew into one of the most renowned Black actors in the world within a decade, starring in successful films like Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Fruitvale Station, and Creed. Over the course of his career, he’s built a production company, Outlier Society, acquired six NAACP Image Awards, and received a Screen Actors Guild Award.
The 36-year-old arrived to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in a cool blue suit and all smiles Wednesday morning, ready to receive his star in front of Funko Hollywood on Hollywood Blvd. The Santa Ana native delivered a touching speech, paying homage to the people that made the moment possible and showing much gratitude and emotion. “I very rarely stop and smell the roses and take in moments,” Jordan said.
Jordan’s family along with Director Ryan Coogler and Creed III co-star Johnathan Majors, who plays Adonis Creed’s opponent Damian Anderson, were also front and center as Jordan delivered the heartfelt speech. Majors expressed nothing but love and respect for his co-star, describing how close of a relationship they’ve established. “No man on the planet I know deserves it more,” Majors said.
It's only premiere week, and Jordan is already winning! Creed III is highly anticipated and according to Variety, the film is projected to earn a trilogy-best $36 million to $40 million from 4,007 North American theaters this weekend.
We know there’s even more in store for you, Michael B. Jordan. Congratulations!
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