Michael B. Jordan Kept A Killmonger Diary

Published on May 9, 2018
'Fahrenheit 451' star Michael B. Jordan approaches every role by journaling the character's backstory, including his portrayal of Erik Killmonger in the blockbuster film 'Black Panther.'
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  • He musst be famos , but I don ´t know this man. I have never seen him before.

  • Did he drink out of the wrong cup?

  • 🤮😴

  • Why is he so so fine and hes not shy to be intelligent and nerdy i love him 😍 😍 like if you agree!!!!!

  • I love Henry Cavill as Superman! Will never support MBJ, he is a fraud.

  • You are a hard Working Actor. Love Sweater Sexy Micheal B.Jordan Love his Smile I wish I him in Person. I wonder if have The Black Panther C.D..s.

  • I don’t care what other characters he plays, he’s always gonna be Vince Howard for me

  • Man this dude is big

  • Tbh I’d love to see Michael work with guys like Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and many top actors, I like how he busts his ass off in the movie industry that I feel like he deserves to work with the best of the best this is why I consider him my most favorite actor real talk.

  • Good black Man

  • Oh my goodness. He's so handsome

  • I never wanted to be a couch so bad🤧

  • Now I really want to know more about Killmonger’s past according to Michael’s journal 🤔

  • Koogler and MBJ should do a prequel based on Kilmonger's journals.

  • He is so good looking!

  • Black Panther spoilers ahead...... Would be cool if he wasn’t actually dead, he did have the heart shaped herb coursing through his system. Maybe T’Challa is saving him

  • Gotta stop missing those leg days.

  • Zaddy

  • Adore him! I can't wait for CREED 2! It's going to be SO good! Keep up the amazing work Michael :-)

  • His voice is fantastic, I wish he would release some of those journals.

  • What a cool guy. Like him a lot.

  • He has such cute doe-eyes...

  • He seems like a family member that you can chill yet learn from.👊 but he is a movie star.

  • That smile when he said Fantastic Four lmao

  • I am so in love...

  • He said in another interview that he learned a lot with the movie City Of God (cidade de Deus) to 'build' killmonger. It's a must watch. Great movie

  • Alright ladies (and some men) who would you rather have clap your cheeks: Michael B Jordan or Chadwick Bozeman?

    • DemonQueen_ Of_Fandoms i REFUSE to answer this ... I WANT BOTH

  • It's just a matter of time before he wins an Oscar. I was sold after his performance in Creed

  • So many people in these comments that clearly have low standards. Killmonger was the best part of Black Panther? Black Panther was an amazing movie? Jordan really deserves praise for his portrayal????? Really? The movie was a disappointment with laughable CGI and an uncompelling and utterly predictable plot. As for Killmonger? Jordan was two-dimensional and cartoonish in his "I need to take an angry poop" shouty mcshoutface routine once he arrived in Wakanda. The film was mostly boring, the car chase had outdated, juvenile sight gags, the dialogue was often culturally placating african nonsense that played the average audience like a chump.... And the only laughs in this sci-fi Roots/Do The Right Thing/Captain America wannabe... Were from Shuri. Black Panther was two words: Complete disappointment

  • That diary should have said, at the top of every page, "don't over play the role of the badguy, or you will look like you can't act. Black Panther.... What a disappointment. Too little Andy Serkis, not enough Shuri, and those CGI effects... Right up there with Wolverine: Origins in the PATHETIC department.

  • They need to make a movie from this diary!

  • I didn't like his name seriously and the Iraq and Afghanistan thing in the movie, but I did play him the starring of the black panther in a heartbeat. Better looks and puffed than the other dude.

  • What is this, a husband?

  • Killmonger was the hero not the villain.

  • Those teeth though 😍 #GoodTeethRMyAchillesHill😂



  • Good old Ave p in Newark I miss that

  • I love the celebrities in the interviews but Stephen is so painful to watch. He’s worse than Fallon.

  • "𝓌𝒽𝑒𝓃 𝐼 𝓉𝑒𝓁𝓁 𝓎𝑜𝓊 𝓉𝑜 𝒹𝑜 𝓈𝑜𝓂𝑒𝓉𝒽𝒾𝓃𝑔.. 𝓘 𝓶𝓮𝓪𝓷 𝓽𝓱𝓪𝓽 𝓼𝓱𝓲𝓽 " = 👉🏽 #lowkey American arrogance on display

  • Pink Slips?! Someone explain please.

  • He's just so authentic and confident

  • Good grief he's so cool

  • I like how he started laughing when Steve mentioned Fant4stic

  • He was the hottest villain ever.

  • Is he sick or something? He sounds pretty hoarse.

    • 1SeniorSmurf It called having a masculine voice! 🙄🙄🙄 Not some pussy, high voice that most of Hollywood have.🙅🏾‍♀️🙅🏾‍♀️

  • I can actually imagine him being the Black Panther, and Chadwick Boseman as Killmonger. That would've been great too.

  • This man is a hunk 💪

  • This man will now be remembered for Killmonger, not f**king Orange Juice

  • he hasnt aged that much from since he was playing for the chicago bulls, michael jordan can go on forever

  • I still see him as "Wallace" ❤

  • ♥️♥️♥️♥️

  • Woah, Fahrenheit 451 is getting a movie? It's one of the best dystopian novels I've ever read. Really looking forward to it.

  • He's so charming. 😍

  • Good actor, but black panther sucked. Has to be the most overhyped movie of all time

  • skipper!!!

  • No Chronicle? :(

  • dude is too gorgeous and I'm not even into dudes. Save some for the rest of us man

  • Dawg Ray Bradbury was toooooooootallly a luddite.

  • I could listen to his voice all day

  • 3:50 his reaction when stephen said fantastic 4.. he knew it was shit LMAO

  • His face when he Stephen said Fant4stic

  • The whole character journal idea is a very good one... explains why he's such a good actor- Fruitvale Station and Black Panther blew my mind and hopefully so will Fahrenheit 451!

  • he also voice cyborg in flashpoint paradox


  • He’s quite the intelligent cat.

  • His smile is so beautiful

  • His voice got all deep, oh Fuck, daddy, put it back in 😩💦

    • Brandon Diaz Lol!!!!! Omg! I’m dead!😵😵


  • 2:35 for the video title

  • He's beautiful

  • Brilliant. He’s just so brilliant.

  • What's the name/brand of the sweater he has on?

  • I think this movie already got made in the 50s. And the movie Equilibrium was heavily influenced by it.

  • I imagine his diary like something of a 2010 emo's journal.

  • Damn he's 🔥

  • Lmfao. This lame ass show couldnt get any real celebrities on this wack bias show? Lmfao. Infinity War cast must of said " Hell Nah". LMFAO. Biggest movie to this date and you couldnt get 1 of them on before that clown? Lmfao. #YourShowIsTrash

    • Anthony K. You must be so fun at parties!🤮🙄

  • He's so cute I'm losing my mind.

  • How is Colbert so unfunny and yet... so unfunny

  • "He explained some things to me though" 😂

  • This guy is smart and jacked, what a combo

  • "slippery slope" woke

  • Killmonger writes checklist for the day in diary: "IS this your milk?" "Is this your vacuum?"

  • People always leave out when he play Haddie's boyfriend on Parenthood... That's when I frist saw him. 😅 And missed him once he exited the shown!

  • He explained the concept in this interview so much better not saying the others were bad I just wasn’t quite getting it. I have a clearer understanding now.

  • killmonger is the hero in my book and to hell with that wakanda forever salute

  • He smiles alot !!!!

  • Someone tell me what brand's sweatshirt Michael is wearing

  • Last time I was this early Michael Jordan was a basketball player.

  • I think he is the new Will Smith right now, but what I really want him to be is the new Denzel, and he is ready for that years ago, only hold back by his youth look, every MBJ movie I watched, his character always stands out and never the same, that's a real actor not a teen model.

  • I bought the book for my daughter because unfortunately it’s not required reading in high school like it was for me 25 years ago.


  • Michael B. Jordan came along way from appearing in The Wire.

  • His eyes are so beautiful 😍

  • Michael b Jordan is a beast. Can’t wait for creed 2.

  • Lol Stephen obvi has never heard of Off-White

  • Michael B. Jordan is so fiiinnnee 😣😥 how can someone be this sexy ! 😫

  • I just wanna sit on his lap.

  • He is a dream!!😍

  • “The” Micheal Jordan’s ,son!