Jonathan Majors will star in Netflix film The Harder They Fall, which will mark the directorial debut of Jeymes Samuel. Samuel, also known as The Bullitts, is a singer-songwriter, producer and director.
In The Harder They Fall, when outlaw Nat Love (Jonathan Majors) 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.
Jonathan Majors made his screen debut in February 2017 starring in the ABC miniseries When We Rise. The actor recently finished production on Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods in southeast Asia. Majors also recently wrapped production on Max Winkler’s Jungleland, which is set to be released later this year.
In February, Majors received rave reviews for his performance in Joe Talbot’s The Last Black Man in San Francisco following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The movie marks Majors’ first leading role and was released on June 7, 2019, in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles before rolling out to other markets later that month.
His credits also include HBO’s upcoming Lovecraft Country, White Boy Rick, Hostiles and Captive State.