Kerry Washington new movie “Confirmation” + TV series “Roots” trailers
Kerry Washington New Movie “Confirmation” + Roots TV Series! She’s on a roll ya! Washington is the star of one of the hottest and highest rated TV show in the world (Scandal), now miss Washington is about to add a movie to her resume! We got our hands on the trailers for both Kerry Washington new movie + the TV series “Roots”. Both will air on HBO in the upcoming months. The new movie “Confirmation” and TV series “Roots” should make a big splash on the big screens because…it’s Kerry Washington!
On the movie “Confirmation” Kerry Washington plays Anita Hill with Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas. Both Hill and Thomas are polarizing and controversial figures in the black community. A Yale Law graduate, Anita Hill sued Clarence Thomas — a Supreme Court judge, for sexual harassment in the workplace. The scandalous allegations took place 19 years ago. Ms. Hill was an aide to Thomas at the Department of Education and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission when she alleged he sexually harassed her.
Anita Hill brought the allegations again Thomas at a crucial moment in his career; he was going through hearings in the senate for his confirmation to the Supreme Court. Because of the allegations, the process turned out to be a long and dirty one. Kerry Washington new movie “Confirmation” will focus on that process.
Why does the Anita Hill Vs. Clarence Thomas deserve a move? Well, that case helped redefine sexism and sexual harassment in the workplace. Kerry Washington new movie “Confirmation” will star Jennifer Hudson, Greg Kinnear as Joe Biden, and Jeffrey Wright. It premiers on HBO on April 16th, 2016.
The new TV show and series “Roots” also involved another legal showdowns, but more about injustice done to Africans. Most of us are already familiar to the movie “Roots.” The TV series will last four nights, eight hours and it will premier on Memorial Day weekend (May 30th, 2016).
The story will highlight slavery in the Americas, but focus on one particular case. We all come to know him as Toby…but his real name was Kunta Kinte, a Gambian man who was born in 1750, enslaved and taken to America and who died in 1822. The series will be aired by several TV networks, namely; History channel, Lifetime, A+E.
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