Brie Larson lands role in 'Just Mercy' opposite Michael B. Jordan

Last Updated: Thu, Aug 09, 2018 09:35 hrs

[USA], Aug 09 (ANI): American actress Brie Larson is all set to join Michael B. Jordan in his upcoming flick, 'Just Mercy'.

Based on the memoir by Bryan Stevenson, the movie will feature the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative who fights on behalf of the innocent and death-row prisoners trapped in the criminal justice system, confirmed The Hollywood Reporter.

The movie will also show Stevenson's first case of Walter McMillian, a black man who was convicted and given the death sentence for a crime he didn't commit.

Jordan will produce the movie, while the flick will be directed by 'The Glass Castle's Destin Cretton. 'Just Mercy' will hit the screens next month in Atlanta.

Meanwhile, Larson will also be seen in 'Captian Marvel', which is slated to release in 2019. (ANI)

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