Jonathan Majors Will Star In ‘The Man In My Basement’ An Adaptation of The Walter Mosley Novel

Jonathan Majors Will Star In 'The Man In My Basement'

Jonathan Majors will star in and exec produce ‘The Man In My Basement‘, based on an adaptation of the Walter Mosley novel. The novel follows Charles Blakey, an African American man living in Sag Harbor, who is stuck in a rut, out of luck, and about to lose his ancestral home when a peculiar white businessman with a European accent offers to rent his basement for the summer. He’ll pay $50,000. This lucrative proposition leads Charles down a terrifying path that takes him to the heart of the race, history, and the root of all evil. Mosley adapted the novel with Latif.

The film is directed by Nadia Latif and Protagonist Pictures will fully finance. The production is expected to start by the end of 2022.

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Majors is currently filming on Michael B. Jordan-directed Creed III, starring as Adonis Creed’s ring nemesis, and his upcoming debut will be starring as U.S. Navy fighter pilot Jesse Brown in the Black Label Media war epic Devotion. The film’s production will start in the summer. Majors also wrapped production on the Marvel’s Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania, playing Kang the Conqueror, and he also marked his franchise debut in the final episode of Loki as the character He Who Remains.

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Jonathan Majors Will Star In 'The Man In My Basement'

Jonathan Majors received Emmy and Critics Choice nomination for Lovecraft Country premiered at 2019 Sundance and earned him a nomination in the Gotham and Spirit Awards. Based on Matt Ruff’s novel of the same name, Lovecraft Country follows Atticus Freeman (Jonathan Majors) as he meets up with his friend Letitia (Jurnee Smollett) and his uncle George (Courtney B. Vance) to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father (Michael Kenneth Williams). This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback.


Andrew Conor is a News Writer for Maxblizz, Andrew is a fan of Marvel and DC comics and films.

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