The Warner Bros. biographical drama is scheduled to open on Christmas day.
“I wanted to stand on the right side of history. I want to do my part,” Jordan said.
Regina Hall hosted the show, which saw Tyler Perry and Mary J. Blige receive special awards.
Actor was speaking at the Produced By conference in Burbank.
“I feel like everybody needs to unpack and talk,” actor told Oprah Winfrey.
Series is produced by Tarell Alvin McCraney, Oprah Winfrey and Michael B. Jordan.
Live event called “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square” will air on OWN.
Boxing drama scored the best opening ever of the “Rocky” films.
The live-action film’s launch is projected to earn $60 million.
Changes may be on the horizon after Henry Cavill’s reported exit from the franchise.