If you didn’t know, Jonathan Majors is a fan of the Homeward Bound movies. While promoting Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Majors’ appreciation for the Homeward Bound canon came up in a Wired interview with Paul Rudd. So when Nerdist‘s Hector Navarro had the chance to talk to Jonathan Majors about Creed III, he brought up Homeward Bound. Specifically, he shared a Homeward Bound fan theory with Majors. You can watch Jonathan Majors’ heart break in real time.
This fan theory states that near the end of Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Shadow doesn’t make it out of the mud pit—he dies and everything after is Shadow going to doggie heaven. Hector breaks that down for Majors starting at around seven minutes into the above interview. You can see Majors process this theory, be moved by it, and then be absolutely crushed. How dare you, Hector.
And don’t worry everyone, Shadow didn’t die. He made it out! Hector reassured Majors before he wrapped the interview too. It’s all going to be okay.
Creed III arrives in theaters on March 3, 2023.