Just Mercy Movie

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Status: Pre-Production As of August 9, 2018

Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Production is set to start next month in Atlanta.

  • September 2018: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Just Mercy

2020 | Drama True Story

Bryan Stevenson, a young lawyer, finds creates the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned and women and children. One of his first cases is t...

U.S. Release Date

Just Mercy release date is set for Friday, January 17, 2020. This will be a Nationwide in theaters release.

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Directed by

Destin Daniel Cretton

Screenwriter

Destin Daniel Cretton
Andrew Lanham

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Storyline

Bryan Stevenson, a young lawyer, finds creates the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned and women and children. One of his first cases is that of Walter McMillian, a young man who is sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn't commit. The case draws Stevenson into a tangle of conspiracy and political machination that transforms his understanding of mercy and justice forever.
modified plot formulation from variety.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • Based on the 2014 book/memoir "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson. True story.
  • Jamie Foxx would play the death row inmate Jordan is defending (Variety, 7/13/18).

Shooting Locations

  • September 2018: Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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