First Photo: Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in ‘Confirmation’

Confirmation First Photo - Kerry Washington as Anita Hill

Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Kerry Washington used her time off from Scandal to star in HBO’s dramatic movie Confirmation. Confirmation is the story of Anita Hill, the law professor at the center of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearings who testified that while her supervisor at the Department of Education and the EEOC Thomas repeatedly sexually harassed her. Washington plays Hill and today she shared the first photo from the upcoming film.

Washington posted the photo on Facebook:

“Dear HBO
Thank you for the profound opportunity of getting to inhabit Anita Hill and help tell this story!
Yours Truly,
K-Dub (aka super excited Exec Producer)

In addition to Washington, the Confirmation cast includes Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas, Greg Kinnear as Joe Biden, Jennifer Hudson as Angela Wright, Jeffrey Wright as Charles Ogletree, Cobie Smulders as Harriet Grant, and Alison Wright as Virginia Thomas.

The Soloist screenwriter Susannah Grant wrote the script and Rick Famuyiwa (Dope) directed.

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