A Journal For Jordan: Release Date, Cast, And More

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We are rapidly approaching awards season, with certain contenders getting ready to make their way out into the world — if they haven't already. One such potential contender is Sony's "A Journal for Jordan," which is a real-life war drama that has an A-list lineup of talent both in front of and behind the camera. This one will be here just in time for Christmas and could become a must-see for families later in the year. And, if things go the right way, we could be talking about this one come Oscar time. As such, we're here to give you all of the necessary information so you can be ready when the movie arrives.

Here is everything you need to know about "A Journal for Jordan."

A Journal for Jordan Release Date and Where You Can Watch It

"A Journal for Jordan" is set to hit theaters on December 25, 2021. It will be exclusively in theaters on Christmas day, meaning that it will not be made available to stream off the bat. So those who want to see it right away will need to head to a theater to do so.

What Is A Journal for Jordan?

"A Journal for Jordan" is an upcoming biopic that tells the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King, who keeps a journal of love and advice for his infant son during the war. It is based on the book "A Journal for Jordan: A Story of Love and Honor" by Dana Canedy.

A Journal for Jordan Director, Crew, and More

Denzel Washington ("Fences") is in the director's chair for this one. Though Washington is known best as an Oscar-winning actor, he does occasionally step behind the camera. This is one such occasion. Virgil Williams ("Mudbound") penned the screenplay. Todd Black, Washington, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Blumenthal, and Steve Tisch are on board as producers, with Molly Allen, David Bloomfield, Aaron L. Gilbert, Jason Cloth, and Richard McConnell serving as executive producers.

A Journal for Jordan Cast

Michael B. Jordan ("Creed," "Black Panther") leads the cast as Charles Monroe King. Chanté Adams ("The Photograph"), Jalon Christian ("Selfie Dad"), Vanessa Aspillaga ("Morning Glory"), and Cleveland Berto ("Chicago P.D.") also star.

A Journal for Jordan Trailer and Synopsis

Sony Pictures has released a trailer for the movie, which we've included above for you to check out. Additionally, the studios has released an official plot synopsis, which you can read below.

A JOURNAL FOR JORDAN is based on the true story of First Sergeant Charles Monroe King (Jordan), a soldier deployed to Iraq who begins to keep a journal of love and advice for his infant son. Back at home, senior New York Times editor Dana Canedy (Chanté Adams) revisits the story of her unlikely, life-altering relationship with King and his enduring devotion to her and their child. A sweeping account of a once-in-a-lifetime love, the film is a powerful reminder of the importance of family.