The Black Panther star is the lead in HBO's telemovie adaptation of the classic Ray Bradbury novel, Fahrenheit 451.
Set in a dystopian future, Jordan plays Guy Montag, a fireman hired to set fire to the possessions of people who read banned books.
"We are not born equal. We must be made equal by the fire...and then we can be happy."
The Shape of Water's Michael Shannon continues his streak of playing wonderfully evil characters as bad boss Captain Beatty.
HBO's Fahrenheit 451 is set to premiere on May 19 in the US.