Composer Joel P West is reteaming with director Destin Daniel Cretton on the upcoming drama Just Mercy. The movie starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, Brie Larson, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Rob Morgan and Tim Blake Nelson is based on the bestselling book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson and tells the true story of a gifted young lawyer fighting for equal justice in a flawed legal system. Cretton also co-wrote the screenplay with Andrew Lanham (The Shack). Gil Netter (Life of Pi, The Blind Side) is producing the project with Asher Goldstein (Short Term 12). West has previously scored Cretton’s first three features, I Am Not a HipsterShort Term 12 and last year’s The Glass Castle. Just Mercy is currently shooting in Atlanta, Georgia and is set to be released on January 17, 2020 by Warner Bros. Pictures.