If you’re not familiar with the Anita Hill story, you should get familiar. The Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas case truly rocked our nation. This was a scandal before there was SCANDAL, and the plot was so THICK, that HBO just had to make a movie. And who better to call in than our girl Olivia Pope.
— HBO (@HBO) June 16, 2015
Kerry Washington, who’s probably best known now for her role as “Olivia Pope” on ABC’s hit show SCANDAL will be taking on another political role for HBO’s “Confirmation.” The Golden Globe nominated actress will be playing Anita Hill, a prestigious attorney who sue Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas for sexual harassment back in 1991.
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No word on when the movie will premiere.