Michael B. Jordan Visits Newark Arts High School
Actor Michael B. Jordan visited his alma mater in Newark early this morning and stayed much of the day for a filming that occurred inside the building.
According to reports, the actor arrived at Arts High School in the city's Central Ward just after 10 a.m. and spent much of the morning and afternoon with an outside agency film crew producing spotlight segments that involved selected students in the school.
Jordan, grew up in Newark's South Ward and is known for his film roles as shooting victim Oscar Grant in the drama Fruitvale Station (2013), boxer Adonis Creed in the Rocky sequel film Creed (2015) and main antagonist Erik Killmonger in Black Panther (2018), all three of which were co-written and directed by Ryan Coogler.
Jordan's television roles include Wallace in the HBO series The Wire (2002), Reggie Montgomery in the ABC series All My Children (2003–2006) and Vince Howard in the NBC drama series Friday Night Lights (2009–2011). His other film performances also include Maurice "Bumps" Wilson in Red Tails (2012), Steve Montgomery in Chronicle (2012), Mikey in That Awkward Moment (2014) and the Human Torch in Fantastic Four (2015).