Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Oscar winning actor Jamie Foxx is reportedly joining Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan in the upcoming drama, Just Mercy.

The film is based on the book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and follows the life of civil rights defense attorney and Equal Justice Initiative founder—Bryan Stevenson. His legal practices have been dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, women and children.  Foxx would play the death row inmate Jordan is defending.

Just Mercy is directed by Destin Daniel Creeto and co-written by Andrew Lanham.

Jordan will also serve as a producer.

Stay tuned…

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