Jordan Producing WWII Drama About African-American 'Liberators'

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In his latest effort with his all-encompassing media company Outlier Society Productions, he's setting his sites-behind the camera-on bringing the story of an all-Black World War regiment to the big screen. In an Instagram post, he vowed to embrace the clauses, saying his production company, Outlier Society, will continue to do its bit to promote women and people of colour.

By federal law they were not permitted to serve alongside white troops, but their dedication and heroism led to the battalion receiving a Presidential Unit Citation for its actions; the individual members also received medals, including one Medal of Honor, 11 Silver Stars and about 300 Purple Hearts.

Jordan hasn't signed on to star yet, but that's a distinct possibility should the project move forward at Warners, whose Niija Kuykendall will oversee the project for the studio. He has proven his acting chops in Creed and Fruitvale Station, while more projects await in the horizon.

Jordan Producing WWII Drama About African-American 'Liberators'
Jordan Producing WWII Drama About African-American 'Liberators'

The Liberators is still in early development, so it's impossible to say whether or not Jordan will take a role in the film. Jordan's also starring in and exec producing HBO's upcoming "Fahrenheit 451" miniseries opposite Michael Shannon.

Michael B Jordan is also set to make his directorial debut with the adaptation of David Barclay Moore's "The Stars Beneath Our Feet", which he will also produce.

And the actor recently let fans know that his company is adopting an inclusion rider for all future projects, to ensure that there will be gender and racial equality on his sets.

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