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Warner Bros. has released the 'main trailer' for the upcoming Just Mercy, which could be in the center of the awards season conversation with an A-list cast and it being based on a powerful true story.

Michael B. Jordan stars as attorney Bryan Stevenson, who, along with Brie Larson's Eva Ansley, help a wrongly-convicted man - 's Walter McMillian - clear his name.

Just Mercy will debut in limited release on December 25, before hitting theaters nationwide on January 10, 2020. 

Trailer: Warner Bros. has released the 'main trailer' for the upcoming Just Mercy, which could be in the center of the awards season conversation with an A-list cast and it being based on a powerful true story

Trailer: Warner Bros. has released the 'main trailer' for the upcoming Just Mercy, which could be in the center of the awards season conversation with an A-list cast and it being based on a powerful true story

True story: Michael B. Jordan stars as attorney Bryan Stevenson, who, along with Brie Larson's Eva Ansley, help a wrongly-convicted man - Jamie Foxx's Walter McMillian - clear his name

True story: Michael B. Jordan stars as attorney Bryan Stevenson, who, along with Brie Larson's Eva Ansley, help a wrongly-convicted man - Jamie Foxx's Walter McMillian - clear his name

True story: Michael B. Jordan stars as attorney Bryan Stevenson, who, along with Brie Larson's Eva Ansley, help a wrongly-convicted man - 's Walter McMillian - clear his name

The trailer begins at the end of McMillian's first trial (which lasted just a day and a half in 1988), when the judge ordered him to face death by electrocution.

Enraged by the decision, his son John (C.J. LeBlanc) stands up in front of the judge and tells him his dad 'didn't do nothing wrong,' but Walter wants him to sit down.

John persists, even as his whole family pleads him to sit down, but he won't if they're, 'just gonna kill him.'

Trial: The trailer begins at the end of McMillian's first trial (which lasted just a day and a half in 1988), when the judge ordered him to face death by electrocution

Trial: The trailer begins at the end of McMillian's first trial (which lasted just a day and a half in 1988), when the judge ordered him to face death by electrocution

Stand up: Enraged by the decision, his son John (C.J. LeBlanc) stands up in front of the judge and tells him his dad 'didn't do nothing wrong,' but Walter wants him to sit down

Stand up: Enraged by the decision, his son John (C.J. LeBlanc) stands up in front of the judge and tells him his dad 'didn't do nothing wrong,' but Walter wants him to sit down

Enraged: John persists, even as his whole family pleads him to sit down, but he won't if they're, 'just gonna kill him'

Enraged: John persists, even as his whole family pleads him to sit down, but he won't if they're, 'just gonna kill him'

The tensions escalate as the bailiffs are ordered to subdue John in the hectic courtroom proceedings.

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