Michael B. Jordan Talks Significance of Inclusivity in 'Fahrenheit 451'

Posted by on May 24, 2018

The actor opens up to The Hollywood Reporter about portraying Guy Montag — a role not traditionally written for a person of color — in HBO's adaptation of the iconic novel.

Michael B. Jordan earned his first producing credit on HBO's Fahrenheit 451, a modern adaptation of Ray Bradbury's 1953 book of the same name. Also starring in the movie as protagonist Guy Montag, it's a project that Jordan couldn't be more excited about. 

But that wasn't always the case. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter ahead of Fahrenheit 451's Saturday debut on the premium-cable channel, the actor reveals why his commitment to fair and positive representations of the black community onscreen made him think twice about signing on to the Ramin Bahrani-directed film.

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