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KFMG Podcast S07 Episode 80: Jonathan Eusebio

“I attempt to combine it up… To maintain me artistic, I do as a lot as I can that’s totally different.”

There aren’t many stunt coordinators and struggle choreographers who can say they’ve helped to alter the course of recent day motion cinema like Jonathan Eusebio. His work on the Bourne movies alone sparked a motion in Hollywood into extra reasonable, grittier struggle sequences, impressed by his background in Filipino martial arts. He took this model into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, shaping the grappling actions of Black Widow (performed by Scarlett Johansson), and including his aptitude to movies like Physician Unusual and Black Panther. Nevertheless, it’s his work on the John Wick sequence for which he’s most revered – an inspiring mixture of Bourne’s close-range effectivity and the wrestling and judo strikes he pursued at Marvel, with greater than a touch of ‘gun-fu’ impressed by one his favorite filmmakers, John Woo. His current credit – the Obi-Wan Kenobi TV present for Disney+ and The Matrix Resurrections (2021) – present a stunt coordinator working on the business’s highest ranges, commanding the motion in a few of the world’s hottest franchises. Now he’s desperate to observe his mates and mentors at 87eleven Motion Design into directing – folks like 87eleven co-founders, filmmakers and martial artists Chad Stahelski and David Leitch, and his stunt buddies J.J. Perry and Sam Hargrave. However after such a trendsetting profession, the place does he go from right here? And the way can he frequently attempt to push new boundaries in on-screen motion? It’s a tall order, but when anybody is up for the problem, it’s Jonathan Eusebio. Discover a full listing of Jonathan’s movie credit on IMDb.

Jonathan Eusebio (proper) coaching Ewan McGregor for the TV sequence, ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’.

Jonathan Eusebio coaching Keanu Reeves (standing up).

Jonathan Eusebio, Yayan Ruhian and Cecep Arif Rahman on the set of ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’.

Jonathan Eusebio and Chad Stahelski on the set of ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’.

Jonathan Eusebio – stunt coordinator, struggle choreographer, second unit director


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