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Actor Michael B. Jordan is fighting for Jamie Foxx’s freedom, in a new biographical film where Jordan is portraying Bryan Stevenson, a young lawyer who fights for the freedom of those who are wrongly condemned, or who weren’t afforded proper legal representation.

The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Destin Daniel Cretton (The Glass Castle, Short Term 12), and also stars Brie Larson (Room, The Glass Castle, Captain Marvel).

The film is adapted from a screenplay that Cretton co-wrote, based on the award-winning nonfiction bestseller by Bryan Stevenson, of the same title.

Rob Morgan (Mudbound), Tim Blake Nelson (Wormwood), Rafe Spall, and O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton) are also featured in the film. Check out the trailer below.

JUST MERCY Official Trailer

JUST MERCY In theaters this December. https://www.justmercyfilm.com/ https://www.facebook.com/JustMercyFilm/ https://www.instagram.com/justmercyfilm/ https://twitter.com/JustMercyFilm Michael B. Jordan ("Black Panther," "Creed," "Creed II") and Oscar winners Jamie Foxx ("Ray," "Baby Driver," "Django: Unchained") and Brie Larson ("Room," "The Glass Castle," "Captain Marvel") star in "Just Mercy," an inspiring drama that brings one of the most important stories of our time to the big screen.

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.