Known for his role in movies like Creed, That Awkward Moment, Fruitvale Station the upcoming Black Panther and in shows like Friday Night Lights, Michael B. Jordan is a name to be reckoned with in Hollywood.
Looking to expand his horizons, he has been chosen to direct the film adaptation of David Barclay Moore’s novel The Stars Beneath Our Feet, which he will also produce. Morre will be the one in charge of the script as well as act as a producer too.
The Stars Beneath Our Feet tells the story of a 12-year-old in Harlem, who after the death of his brother due to gang-related violence, finds himself channelling his grief with his biggest passion: Legos.
Talking about his debut, Michael B. Jordan says he’s excited about this opportunity, as it is a story that really speaks to him.
“Directing has been an area I’ve wanted to explore for some time now. The Stars Beneath Our Feet tells a story that really spoke to me, and I’m looking forward to jumping behind the camera. I’ve had the opportunity to work with some very smart and talented directors and it inspired me to take on this new challenge.”
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