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Michael B Jordan to star in Denzel Washington's directorial 'Journal for Jordan'

File image of Michael B Jordan and Denzel Washington. Photograph:( WION Web Team )

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 22, 2019, 10.24 AM (IST)

Michael B Jordan is in negotiations to feature in 'Journal for Jordan', a drama that will be directed by veteran Hollywood star Denzel Washington.

The Sony project, penned by screenwriter Virgil Williams, is based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Dana Canedy's love affair with First Sergeant Charles Monroe King, reported Variety.

King kept a journal full of poignant life lessons for their newborn son, Jordan, while deployed overseas. He was killed in Iraq in 2006 when Jordan was just seven months old, but his spirit lives on in his messages of love to Dana and Jordan.

Jordan will produce the film under his banner Outlier Society. Washington and Escape Artist's Todd Black, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch will also serve as producers.

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The Sony project, penned by screenwriter Virgil Williams, is based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Dana Canedy's love affair with First Sergeant Charles Monroe King.