Chante Adams to star opposite Michael B Jordan in Journal for Jordan
Adams is best known for starring in rapper Roxanne Shante's 2017 biopic, Roxanne Roxanne
Actor Shante Adams will play the female lead opposite Michael B Jordan in Journal for Jordan, to be directed by veteran Hollywood star Denzel Washington.
Adams is best known for starring in rapper Roxanne Shante's 2017 biopic, Roxanne Roxanne.
Journal for Jordan, which hails from Sony, has been penned by screenwriter Virgil Williams. It is based on the true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dana Canedy's love affair with First Sergeant Charles Monroe King.
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.
The 25-year-old Adams will portray Canedy in the film.
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.
Adams' recent release is Justin Simien's Bad Hair, which was released on Hulu on October 23.