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Jonathan Majors Starts Comeback With ‘Merciless’, a Martin Villeneuve Film

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SANTA MONICA, CA. February 21, 2019: Jonathan Majors at the 14th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards. Picture: Paul Smith/Featureflash

Key Takeaways:
– Jonathan Majors, after facing legal and professional setbacks, targets a revival.
– Major's first comeback is the supernatural thriller, ‘Merciless', directed by Villeneuve.
– ‘Merciless' will explore themes of revenge, personal justice, and possession.
– The is set to happen in Saskatchewan this fall.
Christopher Tuffin, a firm believer in preserving artist careers, will be developing the project.

Renowned actor Jonathan Majors is charting for a career revival, beginning with an exciting role in the upcoming supernatural thriller, ‘Merciless', directed by Martin Villeneuve.

Epic Ups and Downs in Majors' Career

Jonathan Majors made a name for himself in the entertainment with impressive performances in ‘Creed III' and ‘Lovecraft Country', even getting nominated for a Primetime Award. Added to this, he also became a Marvel Universe villain as ‘Kang the Conqueror'. Furthermore, his film ‘Magazine Dreams' was pegged as a potential Oscar contender. However, a sudden turn of led to his fall from grace. Following a guilty verdict for physically assaulting his ex-girlfriend, Majors was sentenced to a 52-week domestic violence intervention program. This led to him losing his Marvel contract and the removal of ‘Magazine Dreams' from the release lineup of Searchlight .

Revival with ‘Merciless'

Despite these setbacks, Majors is not ready to throw in the towel. He has recently signed on to play the lead in the revenge thriller titled ‘Merciless', marking his return to the silver screen. The movie, written by Frank Hannah, revolves around a top CIA interrogator who is pushed to the edge after the woman he loves falls prey to a malevolent force. Promising a gripping mixture of possession, revenge, and personal justice, ‘Merciless' is scheduled to film in Saskatchewan this fall.

Cinematic Genius at the Helm

Martin Villeneuve, renowned for ‘Mars and April' and ‘The 12 Tasks of Imelda', will be directing ‘Merciless'. Known for pushing the envelope, Villeneuve plans to depict the psychological descent of Majors' character and the supernatural elements trying to destabilize his sanity.

Support from the Industry

Despite the controversies surrounding Majors, some industry figures are supporting his career revival. Producer Christopher Tuffin, known for his belief in preserving artists' careers, is backing ‘Merciless'. Tuffin is also engaged in a new global media venture championing the cause of great art and artists.

Are you eager to see if Jonathan Majors can rebound from his career lows to reach the heights he once enjoyed? Will ‘Merciless' be the film to pave the way for this comeback? There's certainly a lot to anticipate when the lights go down in theaters this fall! Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below.



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