*(Via Urban Holywood 411) – “Just Mercy” opened in limited release on Christmas day and got off to a strong start.
The death row drama brought in $80,000 from four theaters in New York and Los Angeles, according to box office tracking company Exhibitor Relations. The film averaged an impressive $20,000 per location.
The Warner Bros. release follows the true story of Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx), a black man wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a white woman in rural Alabama.
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