Jonathan Majors will no longer play Dennis Rodman in the tentatively titled film 48 hours in vegas. Additionally, Lionsgate is no longer involved in the project, Deadline confirmed, which was released to its producers, Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Aditya Sood. If the project is shopped around again, we understand it will be with another actor playing the Chicago Bulls power forward.
The screenplay, written by Jordan Vandina, follows Rodman's fun trip to Las Vegas in the midst of the 1998 NBA Finals.
CNN was first to break the news.
Following the guilty verdict, Majors was also dropped by Marvel Studios; The actor has played the villainous Kang the Conqueror in the Disney+ series Loki And in the movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantum Obsession. The character was scheduled to appear in future MCU films, including 2026 Avengers: Kang Dynasty.
Majors recently sat down with Good morning America To talk about his conviction for assault and harassment of his ex-girlfriend, Grace Jabbari.
the Creed III “I'm standing there and the verdict is being passed. I'm saying: 'How is that possible based on the evidence, based on the prosecution's evidence, let alone our evidence? How is that possible?'” the actor said in a tearful interview.
Matt Grubar contributed to this story.
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