By CLTure News
June 2, 2020
Just Mercy, the film based on the award-winning nonfiction bestseller Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, about defense attorney Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) who works to free a wrongly condemned death row prisoner Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx), will be available to stream on digital platforms for the month of June.
We believe in the power of story. #JustMercy is one resource we can offer to those who are interested in learning more about the systemic racism that plagues our society. For the month of June, #JustMercy will be available to rent for free on digital platforms in the US. @eji_org pic.twitter.com/3B2IHMNk7E
— Just Mercy (@JustMercyFilm) June 2, 2020
“We believe in the power of story. Our film Just Mercy, based on the life work of civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson, is one resource we can humbly offer to those who are interested in learning more about the systemic racism that plagues our society,” Warner Bros. said in a statement.
Released in theaters on December 25, 2019 and grossing $50.4 million internationally, the story follows a young lawyer Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan), a Harvard graduate who heads to Alabama to defend citizens wrongly condemned for crimes. Directed by Destin Daniel Cretton (Short Term 12, The Glass Castle), the movie also stars Jamie Foxx (Walter McMillian), Brie Larson (Eva Ansley), Rob Morgan (Herbert Richardson), Tim Blake Nelson (Ralph Myers), and O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Anthony Ray Hinton).