Joel P. West spoke about scoring the music for Just Mercy and working with Destin Daniel Cretton during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Congrats on the world premiere of Just Mercy at TIFF. Joel P. West: Thank you. How did you feel about the reception at Friday night’s premiere? Joel P. West: I felt great about it. This film is kind of interesting because from a filmmaker standpoint, it’s really a vehicle. Everybody who…"Joel P. West talks scoring Just Mercy"
Just Mercy is a star-studded legal drama directed by Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton and tells an important story. Harvard graduate Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) could have gone anywhere after graduating. After all, he received an array of job offers. Rather than go for the money, Stevenson ops to help those who need it the most. In this case, it’s the people sitting on death row in Monroe County. After setting up…"Toronto 2019: Just Mercy"