'Friday Night Lights' Star Michael B. Jordan Suits Up for GQ
Friday Night Lights stud Michael B. Jordan is heating up the October issue of GQ and he isn't slowing down anytime soon. The 24-year-old actor dished to the mag on his current gig on Parenthood and his emotional departure from the Emmy nominated series Friday Night Lights. Just under 10 years ago, Michael broke into the scene with his role on The Wire as the drug dealer Wallace, and he's still getting frequently stopped and recognized for that role. He mentally replies, "Okay, okay, I'm right here. Let's let it go."
He then went on to play Vince Howard, the starring quarterback on the critically acclaimed FNL, and admitted to GQ,
"Before I actually went to Texas, I might have thrown a football, like, ten times in my life. Now I'm the all-time quarterback."It was an exciting Sunday night for FNL as Coach Taylor, Kyle Chandler, won an Emmy for his role as Michael B.'s coach on the NBC series.
Escaping the name of "Michael Jordan" may not be too far out of reach for this unstoppable young actor. Michael tells GQ, "Honestly, I want to do films," Jordan says. "I want to make that move from actor to producer, like Will Smith."
That's certainly not too far away for Michael B. who you can also catch him on the big screen as he was cast in the George Lucas produced WWII movie Red Tails.