Mary J. Blige has recorded the original song Mighty River for the period drama Mudbound. The singer/songwriter who also stars in the movie co-wrote the track with Raphael Saadiq (Underground, Insecure) and Taura Stinson. Check back on this page for more information about a soundtrack release for the movie. Mudbound is directed by Dee Rees and stars Carey Mulligan, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Rob Morgan, Jonathan Banks, Garrett Hedlund, as well as Blige herself. The film is set a in racially divided post-World War II Mississippi and follows two men – one black and one white – who forge a friendship based on their shared war experiences. The drama premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and will be released on November 17, 2017 in select theaters and on Netflix.