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Yes, Just Mercy Is a True Story, and It'll Definitely Stir Up Some Big Emotions

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popsugar Amanda Prahl
2019-12-30 17:35:06

The trailers for Just Mercy show an intense courtroom showdown over a man wrongfully convicted of a horrendous crime, but the true story behind it is even more devastating. In 1986, a Black man from Alabama, Walter McMillian (played by Jamie Foxx), was arrested and convicted for the brutal murder of a young white woman, despite having a clear alibi. It's no wonder the story was picked up to be ...

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