Now that’s devotion.
Jonathan Majors revealed Monday on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that he made Glen Powell pitch his film “Devotion” to him while they had been naked in a Russian Turkish bathhouse in New York City.
“Pretty normal process,” Majors defined. “You have a assembly, you recognize, say, ‘Hey, you wish to be in the film?’ I’m like, ‘Yeah, we might. Love to strive it.’ After the director, the subsequent factor is to fulfill with Glen Powell, who’s additionally our govt producer.”
“I am going, ‘Yeah, man, let’s go to the Russian Turkish bathhouse.’”
The “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” actor stated he is aware of a bathhouse isn’t a typical Hollywood assembly place.
“Standard Hollywood assembly, you recognize, you’re at what? San Vicente Bungalows? Soho House?” stated Majors. “No, not us. We went to the most popular place in New York City.”
The 33-year-old actor known as the bathhouse expertise an “audition of friendship and camaraderie.”
“He confirmed up wanting like a million bucks, like [‘Top Gun: Maverick’] Hangman, with these piercing blue eyes and that good smile,” Majors recalled. “And I walked him into the ninth circle of hell.”
The duo allegedly sat in “100-degree warmth” and dug deeper into the Korean War biopic.
“We talked concerning the story and the connection between Tom Hudner, who was Jesse Brown’s wingman,” stated Majors. “Again, that is the handshake for Jesse Brown. No one’s heard this story earlier than.”
The Post reached out to Majors for remark.
Powell additionally recalled the bathhouse go to in a separate interview.
“When I first sat down with Jonathan, he insisted I meet him in a Russian bathhouse in New York,” he told Variety.
“And I pitched him the whole film in the most popular sauna in this bathhouse as my mind was cooking and failing, I bought him to signal.”
“Devotion,” which additionally stars Joe Jonas, Serinda Swan and Thomas Sadoski, is because of land in theaters Nov. 23.