Time & Leisure interviews Jamie Foxx and Michael B Jordan
Our celebrity reporter Myra Ali gets the lowdown on their latest film Just Mercy
Hollywood legends Jamie Foxx and Michael B Jordan star together in Just Mercy, a film based on the true story of an African-American man in Alabama wrongly sent to Death Row. Set in 1988, Michael plays civil rights defence attorney Bryan Stevenson who takes on the cause of Walter McMillian (Jamie).
Time & Leisure’s celebrity reporter Myra Ali bagged an exclusive interview with them… watch the interview here!
Michael and Jamie reveal the responsibility they feel to get this important story of injustice and racism out there. The actors also talk about diversity in the film industry. Just Mercy is the first film from Michael’s production company, alongside Warner Bros, to have used the inclusion rider, a clause that actors and others in the industry can put in their contracts to demand diversity in the hiring of cast and crew. It is about ensuring that everyone, regardless of race, gender, sexuality or disability, gets a fair opportunity. Hear what they have to say…
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