A Journal for Jordan (2021)
|Writer||John Burnham Schwartz|
|Company||BRON Studios, Escape Artists, Outlier Society|
A Journal for Jordan
A Journal for Jordan is an upcoming American drama film directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B. Jordan and Chanté Adams. The film is written by Virgil Williams, and is based on the memoir A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor by Dana Canedy.
The film is scheduled to be released by Sony Pictures Releasing on December 25, 2021.
Based on a true story, while Sergeant Charles Monroe King is deployed in Iraq, he keeps a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Sharing this journal with her son, his fiancée, Dana Candey reflects on her unlikely yet powerful romantic relationship with King.
- Michael B. Jordan as Charles Monroe King
- Chanté Adams as Dana Canedy
- Jalon Christian
- Robert Wisdom
- Johnny M. Wu
- Tamara Tunie
In January 2018, it was reported that Denzel Washington would direct the film Journal for Jordan from a script by Virgil Williams based on Dana Canedy's memoir. In February 2019, it was reported that Michael B. Jordan would play the lead role. In October 2020, Chanté Adams was cast in the film. As of December 2020, production had begun. In February 2021, Robert Wisdom, Johnny M. Wu, and Jalon Christian joined the cast. In March 2021, Tamara Tunie joined the cast.
A Journal for Jordan was originally scheduled by Sony Pictures Releasing for a limited theatrical release on December 10, 2021, before going wide on December 22. In October 2021, the film was pushed to a wide theatrical release on December 25, on Christmas day, without a limited release.