Jamie Foxx Joins Michael B. Jordan In “Mercy”

Jamie Foxx Joins Michael B Jordan In Mercy

Jamie Foxx is in negotiations to join Michael B. Jordan in the courtroom drama “Just Mercy” at Warner Bros. Pictures.

The true story tale follows Bryan Stevenson (Jordan), a gifted young lawyer fighting for equal justice in a flawed legal system. Foxx would play the death row inmate Jordan is defending.

“Short Term 12” director Destin Cretton will direct and co-wrote the script with Andrew Lanham. Jordan and Gil Netter will produce. Foxx was recently tapped to star in Todd McFarlane’s “Spawn” film.

Source: Variety