Top Stories

Michael B. Jordan Reveals He Kept a Killmonger Diary while Filming 'Black Panther'!

Michael B. Jordan Reveals He Kept a Killmonger Diary while Filming 'Black Panther'!

Michael B. Jordan hit Stephen Colbert‘s couch on The Late Show and dished about the “dark” backstory he created for his villainous character in Black Panther.

The 31-year-old Fahrenheit 451 star told Stephen that he kept diaries to be more in tune with his character Erik Killmonger in this year’s record-breaking Marvel Studios film.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Michael B. Jordan

“I write journals for every character that I have, from the earliest memory up until the first page of the script. For me, it just kind of gives you context,” Michael revealed. “For [Killmonger], his was particularly dark. It was a very sad journal, not having his mom growing up, [being] in and out of the system [in] foster care, foster homes and whatnot.”

“It’s a lot of dark stuff that’s probably not right for television,” Michael continued. “It was deep, man. But it allowed me to go to place before a scene.”


Michael B. Jordan Kept A Killmonger Diary
Just Jared on Facebook
michael b jordan reveals he kept a killmonger diary while filming black panther 01
michael b jordan reveals he kept a killmonger diary while filming black panther 02
michael b jordan reveals he kept a killmonger diary while filming black panther 03

Credit: Scott Kowalchyk; Photos: CBS
Posted to: Michael B Jordan, Stephen Colbert

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Aretha Franklin's family is planning a public viewing at the Detroit Museum - TMZ
  • This couple packed on some major PDA in Los Angeles - Just Jared Jr
  • Jersey Shore's Sammi Giancola has never looked hotter - TooFab
  • Fox News uses a photo of Patti LaBelle in their tribute to Aretha Franklin - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Dinah Jane is officially back in the music biz! - Just Jared Jr