THE STORY OF THE EXPLOSIVE CLARENCE THOMASSUPREME COURT NOMINATION HEARINGS, DEBUTING APRIL 16;
WRITTEN BY SUSANNAH GRANT AND DIRECTED BY RICK FAMUYIWA;
JEFFREY WRIGHT, ERIC STONESTREET AND JENNIFER HUDSON ALSO STAR
HBO Films’ CONFIRMATION stars Kerry Washington (Emmy® and Golden Globe nominee for “Scandal”; “Django Unchained,” “Ray”), Wendell Pierce (HBO’s “Treme” and “The Wire”), Greg Kinnear (Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee for “As Good as It Gets”; “Little Miss Sunshine”), Jeffrey Wright (Emmy® and Golden Globe winner for HBO’s “Angels in America”; HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Eric Stonestreet (Emmy® winner for “Modern Family”) and Jennifer Hudson (Oscar® winner for “Dreamgirls”). Written by Susannah Grant (Oscar® nominee for “Erin Brockovich”) and directed by Rick Famuyiwa (“Dope,” “The Wood”), the film details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which brought the country to a standstill and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and modern-day race relations.
CONFIRMATION is executive produced by Michael London (“Trumbo,” Oscar® nominee for “Sideways”), Janice Williams (“Trumbo,” “The Astronaut Wives Club”), Kerry Washington, under the banner of her Simpson Street production company, and Susannah Grant. Darren Demetre (“The Bling Ring”) is the producer. The HBO Films presentation of a Groundswell and Simpson Street Production in association with ABC Signature Studios debuts SATURDAY, APRIL 16 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.