Denzel Washington is again within the director’s chair for A Journal for Jordan, and this time, he’s placing Michael B. Jordan in entrance of the digicam. Jordan stars as Charles Monroe King, a real-life U.S. soldier, despatched to Iraq, who sought to distill his accrued life knowledge in a journal for his son, Jordan.
Sony Photos Leisure has launched the primary trailer for A Journal for Jordan and you’ll see it under.
A Journal for Jordan is predicated on the guide A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor by Dana Canedy, which developed out of a 2007 New York Times article she wrote. Canedy can be a personality within the film, performed by newcomer Chanté Adams.
USA Today first launched the trailer and it additionally talked to Jordan about him crossing over from Tom Clancy motion (as seen earlier this yr in Amazon’s Without Remorse) into a distinct type of adaptation: particularly, a romantic drama. Whereas he’s not typically a fan of the style, Jordan cited classics like Love & Basketball and Love Jones as touchstones for him.
A Journal for Jordan Teaser Trailer
A Journal for Jordan marks Washington’s fourth directorial effort. He final directed Fences, which earned a number of Oscar nominations and a win for Viola Davis. That movie, set principally in and across the identical home, was based mostly on August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Now, Washington has set his directorial sights on Canedy’s work. She, too, won a Pulitizer for co-authoring the sequence “How Race Is Lived in America” earlier than taking on Simon & Schuster final yr and changing into the primary Black particular person to head a major publishing imprint.
Sony’s official synopsis for A Journal for Jordan is as follows:
Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan with a screenplay by Virgil Williams, A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is predicated on the true story of Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to maintain a journal of affection and recommendation for his toddler son. Again at dwelling, senior New York Instances editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their baby. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the movie is a robust reminder of the significance of household and the all-too-human value of conflict.
As Washington’s voice tells us on the finish of the trailer, you possibly can see A Journal for Jordan “completely in film theaters this Christmas.”
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