Michael B. Jordan, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Making FBI Terry Albury Movie – The Hollywood Reporter


Michael B. Jordan and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II have teamed up for I Helped Destroy People, a dramatic thriller that adapts a 2021 New York Times article that involved a whistleblower, the FBI, and racial and religious profiling.

Ben Watkins, who created the Garret Dillahunt-Ron Perlman series, Hand of God, is on board to pen the script for the feature project that will be produced by Jordan and his Outlier Society’s partner Elizabeth Raposo as well as by Abdul-Mateen’s House Eleven10. Abdul-Mateen will also star in Destroy People, which falls under Outlier Society’s deal with Amazon Studios.

The piece told the story of Terry Albury, an F.B.I. agent who was tasked with infiltrating Muslim communities post 9/11 as the only Black agent at his bureau. However, he grew so disillusioned by the war on terror and what he saw as the agency’s violations of its rules on…

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