Release Date: 10/13/17; In Theaters
Running Time: Unknown
Director: Reginald Hudlin
Studio: Chestnut Ridge Productions, China Wit Media, Starlight Media, Super Hero Films, Open Road Films (II).
Cast: Chadwick Boseman (Thurgood Marshall), Josh Gad (Sam Friedman), Kate Hudson, Dan Stevens, James Cromwell, Sterling K. Brown, Keesha Sharp, Jussie Smollett, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas.
Story: The film covers Marshall’s early years as a young lawyer tasked with defending a black chauffeur in a highly publicized sexual assault case. Paired with young Jewish lawyer Friedman in a segregationist court, he’s forced to fight prejudice as he and Friedman work their case — which helped set the stage for the future Civil Rights Movement. Source: Indiewire.