Creed star Michael B. Jordan is finally getting his own star on the Walk of Fame on March 1, according to Variety. The actor has been in the spotlight since he was only 12 years old and managed to become one of the most prolific and respected celebrities in Hollywood.
He is popularly known for playing Killmonger in Marvel Studios’ Black Panther and is now set to make his directorial debut with Creed 3. He also appeared in the Fantastic Four reboot and Fahrenheit 451.
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Michael B. Jordan Proves Hard Work Beats Talent As He Prepares To Receive Walk Of Fame Star
Michael B. Jordan revealed to NJ.com in 2015 that being an actor was not his dream at all. It was his mother who set his career and took him to his first commercial audition.
“It wasn’t something that I always wanted to do. But like a lot of kids, you know, I didn’t know what I wanted to be. And modelling, acting, it got me out of school early, got me a chance to go into the city, so I was all into that.”
Aside from his television and film credits, Jordan is also included in Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. He was first and foremost an actor, but over the course of his fruitful career, the Creed star has been vocal about his interest in becoming a producer.
In fact, Jordan has his own production company called Outlier Society, a cutting-edge firm that promotes representation and inclusivity in the field of cinema.
Ana Martinez, Producer of the Hollywood Walk of Fame, spoke about Jordan:
“Michael B. Jordan has become a household name thanks to his many roles on the big screen. To think that this star didn’t grow up with dreams of being an actor! Luckily for us, he changed his mind and now he will be honored with an iconic star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.”
Radio personality and Chair of the Walk of Fame selection panel Ellen K told Variety:
“The Panel did an amazing job choosing these very talented people. We can’t wait to see each honoree’s reaction as they realize that they are becoming a part of Hollywood’s history with the unveiling of their star on the world’s most famous walkway!”
On top of receiving a Walk of Fame star, Jordan is also a recipient of six NAACP Image Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Producers Guild of America Award.
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Creed Fans Cheer For Michael B. Jordan’s Success
Fans celebrate Michael B. Jordan’s well-deserved Walk of Fame star, and apart from the upcoming theatrical release of Creed 3, the actor is also working on several big projects. Supporters express their happiness over Jordan’s success. Check out their tweets below:
Deserved. Creed trilogy is enough to make that happen. Then he directed the 3rd too, that’s star worthy in a time people who are less deserving are getting.
— Abdul (@thetophabibi) February 27, 2023
One of my favourite actors getting the recognition he deserves 🙏 pic.twitter.com/VMZuO7Ye6e
— Alex 🇮🇪 (@AlexDougl) February 27, 2023
I thought he been had one honestly – well deserved from time 🤎
— SHIR0NN | STREAM SUPER GIANT ROBOT BROTHERS (@Nightmare_1169) February 27, 2023
More than deserved. One of the best actors in the business
— Person (@patrickgarfish) February 27, 2023
That said, he was bound for one anyway, dude's got talent
— Eric Novak (@panzer_doug) February 28, 2023
Michael B. Jordan is set to star and produce Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six with John Wick director Chad Stahelski at the helm. The actor will reprise his Navy SEAL and CIA operative John Clark role as a follow-up to 2021’s Without Remorse film. Jordan promises an action-packed sequel that remains faithful to the video game source.
Creed 3 is coming to theaters on March 3, 2023.
Source: Variety, NJ.com, Walk of Fame
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