As previously reported, Lupita Nyong’o is in talks to join the film. Ryan Coogler will direct, while Chadwick Boseman will star.
Jordan’s TV roles TV roles include East Dillon High School quarterback Vince Howard in Friday Night Lights, teenage drug-dealer Wallace in The Wire, Reggie Montgomery in All My Children, and Alex in Parenthood.
On film, he has played shooting victim Oscar Grant in the critically acclaimed film Fruitvale Station (2013), the Human Torch in the 2015 film Fantastic Four, and Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed (2015). Other film roles include Red Tails (2012), Chronicle (2012) and That Awkward Moment (2014).