Bryan Stevenson’s Memoir Inspires Major Feature Film

December 15, 2019

just_mercy_posterJust Mercy, the bestselling memoir by ALBA/Puffin Award winner Bryan Stevenson, has inspired a film featuring Michael B. Jordan (who plays Stevenson), Jamie Foxx, Rob Morgan, Tim Blake Nelson, Rafe Spall, and Brie Larson. It tells the true story of Walter McMillian, an Alabama man on death row who appeals his murder conviction with the help of young defense attorney Bryan Stevenson. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. It will have a limited release on December 25 and a wide release on January 17, 2020.