Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Empire’s Jussie Smollett and Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman will star in an upcoming biopic about legendary Supreme Court Justice—Thurgood Marshall. The film is titled “Marshall” and is directed by Reginald Hudlin.
Boseman will portray Marshall and Smollett will star as Hughes (as indicated in the above photo) along with The People V. O.J. Simpson‘s Sterling K. Brown as Joseph Spell, former Girlfriend‘s actress Keesha Sharp as Marshall’s wife, Vivien “Buster” Burey and Josh Gad as Samuel Friedman.
According to the film’s IMDB page, “Marshall” is about a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
RC will keep you posted as this project continues to develop.
Photo Credit: Twitter/Jussie Smollett