• Brie Larson In Talks To Join Michael B. Jordan In ‘Just Mercy'

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Academy Award winner Brie Larson is in final negotiations to co-star opposite Michael B. Jordan in Warner Bros ' legal drama Just Mercy , Deadline has confirmed.
    Details of her role are not yet known.
    The film is an adaptation of Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson's 2014 memoir on his first case, Walter McMillian, a young black man sentenced to death for a crime he didn't commit. Despite his airtight alibi, McMillian was convicted and spent six years on death...
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  • Brie Larson to Join Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx in ‘Just Mercy'

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Brie Larson is completing talks to join Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Fox in the Warner Bros. real-life drama “Just Mercy,” a person with knowledge of the talks has told TheWrap.
    The film is set to begin production next month under the direction of Destin Cretton, whom Larson previously worked with on last year's adaptation of the Jeannette Wallis memoir “Glass Castle.” “Just Mercy” tells the story of Bryan Stevenson , a young lawyer who fights for justice amidst a flawed - and sometimes corrupt - legal system.
    The film will be set for release in 2019, which will be a big year for Larson as...
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