There aren’t many actors from the enemy characters in the MCU that are so iconic, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any.
One of them is Michael B. Jordan who plays Erik Killmonger in the film black Panther very iconic.
What are some facts about Michael B. Jordan? Let’s take a look at the following.
1. His name is not that of a professional basketball player, the “B” in his name stands for “Bakari”
Hearing his name, people might think his name was inspired by basketball player Michael Jordan.
Even though it’s not, Michael B. Jordan is taken from his father’s name, namely Michael A. Jordan, while the “B” in his name stands for “Bakari”.
2. Actors who openly love anime
It’s been a long time since Michael B. Jordan confessed his love for anime. Even he has fashion brand which is also anime nuanced.
He has several favorite anime, but the one he likes the most is Naruto Shippuden.
3. MBJ’s passion for anime is also included What if episode 6
One of Easter Eggs interested in What if episode 6 is when Erik Killmonger’s character reveals that he likes anime.
This of course refers to Michael B. Jordan, an actor from Killmonger who in real life likes anime.
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4. Don’t know that Killmonger’s costume looks like Vegeta Dragon Ball, but he has no problem with that
Since appearing in the movie black Panther plus the fact that Michael B. Jordan loves anime, many fans compared Erik Killmonger’s original costume to Vegeta’s costume in Dragon Ball.
In an interview, Michael B. Jordan himself said that he didn’t know if the costume was indeed referring to Vegeta or what, but it would be interesting if he did.
5. Subscribe to Ryan Coogler’s film, director black Panther
You could say Michael B. Jordan subscribed to playing characters from the director’s films black Panther namely Ryan Coogler.
Besides that black Panther, he also plays Trust and Fruitvale Station, so far Michael B. Jordan has played in all Ryan Coogler films.
6. Michael B. Jordan is also the voice actor
Michael B. Jordan isn’t the only actor showing his talent on the big screen for movies live action only.
He is also the voice actor for several characters such as Cyborg in Justice League: Flashpoint Paradox, Jace Stratton at Game Gears of Wars 3, or of course the Killmonger version in What if.
7. One of the few actors to play more than one Marvel character
Michael B. Jordan in his work in the Marvel world not only plays Erik Killmonger.
He also had a role in the 2015 version Fantastic Four, playing the character of Jonathan “Johnny” Storm aka Human Torch, the same character that Chris Evans once played.
So those are 7 facts about Michael B. Jordan, what do you think about this dashing and iconic actor?
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