Variety reported, Brie Larson in currently in talks to star in “Just Mercy,” opposite Michael B. Jordan.
Destin Cretton (Short Term 12) to direct the project. Also starring Jamie Foxx, Andrew Lanham is attached to pen the script with Cretton contribution.
You can read the premise of the film below:
Based on the book “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” the film adaptation tells the true story of Bryan Stevenson (Jordan), a gifted young lawyer fighting for equal justice in a flawed legal system.