Kerry Washington just shared the 1st photo of herself as Anita Hill.
The actress will channel the lawyer and law professor in the HBO film, “Confirmation.”
“Dear @HBO, Thank you for the profound opportunity of receiving to inhabit Anita Hill and enable tell this story! Yours Really, K-Dub (aka super excited Exec Producer) #Confirmation,” Washington wrote on Instagram.
Dear @HBO, Thank you for the profound chance of getting to inhabit Anita Hill and assistance tell this story! Yours Genuinely, K-Dub (aka super excited Exec Producer) #Confirmation
A photo posted by Kerry Washington (@kerrywashington) on Jun 16, 2015 at 7:10am PDT
In the upcoming film, the “Scandal” star, 38, stars as Hill, now 58, who in 1991 accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment through the confirmation hearing for his nomination to be a Supreme Court justice. Wendell Pierce will play Thomas and Greg Kinnear will appear as Joe Biden. Jennifer Hudson, Cobie Smulders, Erika Christensen and Eric Stonestreet are also set to appear.
A release date has not however been announced.