Jonathan Majors to star in Netflix’s The Harder They Fall
Staff Reporter | On 26, Jul 2019Reading time: 1 mins
Jonathan Majors has signed on to star in Netflix’s The Harder They Fall.
After making his screen debut in February 2017 starring in ABC miniseries When We Rise, Majors has seen his star rise in Hollywood.
Majors was most recently seen in the sci-fi thriller Captive State, and has previously starred in White Boy Rick, Hostiles and The Last Black Man in San Francisco. Majors recently wrapped production on Jungleland, opposite Charlie Hunnam, Jessica Barden and Jack O’Connell, as well as Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods, the Netflix film that is expected to air in 2020. Majors is currently in production on HBO’s Lovecraft Country, created by Jordan Peele.
The Harder They Fall sees him play outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors), who discovers that the man who killed his parents two decades ago is being released from prison. He reunites with his gang to track his enemy down and seek his revenge.
The movie is directed by Jeymes Samuel, also known as The Bullitts, a singer-songwriter and producer as well as filmmaker. He previously collaborated with Jay-Z on The Great Gatsby soundtrack. Jay-Z will produce The Harder They Fall, alongside Samuel, James Lassiter and Lawrence Bender.