Kyle Chandler on Why He Loves Cross-Country Road Trips

Kyle Chandler on Why He Loves Cross-Country Road Trips

Kyle Chandler knows what it’s like to take a great road trip. For his cover story in Men’s Journal, Chandler went on a ride from his hometown in Texas all the way to the California coast, stopping by some incredible spots along the way while speaking about his career, his new movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and his new TV show with George Clooney, Catch-22.

Over the years, Chandler has been on the road quite a bit. “My favorite road trip that I’ve ever taken? There’s been so many,” Chandler told us. “My parents raised and showed Great Danes for over 40 years, and I traveled as a little kid all over the country. So road trips for me are just a part of life. Once I got a motorcycle, and then I got a car, I was out … Read the rest

How to Get Kyle Chandler’s Textured Hairstyle

How to Get Kyle Chandler’s Textured Hairstyle

The inimitable Kyle Chandler is on screens large and small this summer. He’s in for a monster haul at the box office with Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and streaming into homes across the U.S. with Hulu’s Catch-22.

But he’s making waves for more than just his acting chops. His textured hair has the volume and movement surfers dream of, as seen in Chandler’s June 2019 Men’s Journal cover shoot. It’s enhanced even further by gray hairs, and is an all-out showcase of his natural gifts.

It’s a look that’s easily imitated, too—with a few restrictions. It you want to sport Chandler’s hairstyle for yourself, then follow these tips from barber Eli Shaffer, of Blind Barber Highland Park. Shaffer outlines the kind of hair this style requires, how to modify it for a receding hairline, what … Read the rest

Kyle Chandler on His Favorite Monster Movies and Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures

Kyle Chandler on His Favorite Monster Movies and Why ‘Godzilla’ Endures

Kyle Chandler is taking on the biggest monster of them all in his new film Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Coming into the film, Chandler already had some experience battling a big creature after appearing in Peter Jackson’s 2005 version of King Kong, and now he’ll get to face off against Godzilla.

For his June cover story, Chandler took a road trip from Texas to California, and during that time, he sat down with us to speak about his favorite monster films and why Godzilla continues to be one of the most legendary characters in film.

For Chandler’s favorite monster movie, he went old school. While he couldn’t remember the exact name of his favorite movie, Chandler certainly remembers how it felt to watch it as a seven-year-old. “It was at a next-door neighbors house on a reel-to-reel,” Chandler … Read the rest

The MJ5: Kyle Chandler on His Favorite Drink, Gear, Travel Spot, and More

The MJ5: Kyle Chandler on His Favorite Drink, Gear, Travel Spot, and More

For the June issue of Men’s Journal, cover star Kyle Chandler took a road trip from his hometown in Texas all the way to the California coast. During his ride, we sat down with the star of Catch-22 and Godzilla: King of the Monsters to talk about some of his all-time favorite stuff for the MJ5, including his favorite piece of gear, his favorite place to travel, and the best advice he’s ever received.

On His Favorite Gear: When Chandler’s taking a trip, as he did for his feature story, he always makes sure to have a pocket knife handy, as well as a piece of paper and a pencil so he can write down any notes if inspiration strikes him.

On His Favorite Meal: If he wants to whip up his favorite meal when he’s home in Texas, he … Read the rest

5 TV Shows to Watch This Summer Now That ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Over

5 TV Shows to Watch This Summer Now That ‘Game of Thrones’ Is Over

Even though Game of Thrones is over, your days of binge-watching aren’t going anywhere. The summer TV season is just getting started and there are a number of shows coming out with new seasons that you’ll want to take a look at, including with stars like Kevin Costner, Men’s Journal cover star Kyle Chandler, Avengers: Endgame star Anthony Mackie, and Hellboy badass David Harbour.

Whether you’re into action, comedy, drama, romance—or everything in between—there’s a show out there for you to get through as you ponder whether to watch Game of Thrones again from the beginning, or keep thinking about what happened in the finale.

Here are some Summer TV shows to help you fill the void now that Game of Thrones is … Read the rest

Here's Why George Clooney Says ‘Catch-22’ Co-Star Kyle Chandler Is One of His Favorite Actors

Here's Why George Clooney Says ‘Catch-22’ Co-Star Kyle Chandler Is One of His Favorite Actors

When George Clooney was plotting out his television adaptation of the classic novel Catch-22 for television, he planned on playing the role of Colonel Cathcart. But after deciding that he wanted a smaller role so he could focus more producing and directing, Clooney knew who he should call to take over as Cathcart: Friday Night Lights actor Kyle Chandler.

“He’s one of my favorite actors,” Clooney told us in Chandler’s Men’s Journal cover story. “He’s the only guy I know who could’ve taken Cathcart from a vindictive buffoon to, by the end, a guy you have sympathy for.”

While Chandler was interested in the role and working with Clooney, it wasn’t a done deal right away. Chandler was home in Texas when Clooney gave him a call—and he needed a little convincing to come on board. “Catch-22 is such … Read the rest

‘Catch-22’ and ‘Godzilla’ Star Kyle Chandler Went on a Road Trip for Our New June Issue

‘Catch-22’ and ‘Godzilla’ Star Kyle Chandler Went on a Road Trip for Our New June Issue

With summer right around the corner, we’re already grabbing our keys and getting ready to hit the road. But this year, we’re going global.

For our new June issue—out on newsstands everywhere this week—we scoured the map and selected the World’s Greatest Road Trips, covering ground and upping the mileage from a South African beach cruise to a journey across Patagonia to The Everest of Road Trips—all embracing the spirit of adventure. As Men’s Journal editor-in-chief Greg Emmanuel puts it: “Driving in the U.S. has a lot to offer, but when you go where the signs are different, the rules of the road are different, and even the snacks are different, it really ups the ante.”

But we’re not the only ones you can probably find out on the highway this season. A few days into his epic 2,800-mile trek from Austin, Texas, all the way to Malibu, we … Read the rest