Jennifer Hudson and Greg Kinnear have joined HBO’s television movie CONFIRMATION. The story follows the true Clarence Thomas’ Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991, which changed the future of racial relations, sexual harassment cases and victims’ rights. Kerry Washington is set to lead as Anita Hill, with Wendell Pierce as Clarence Thomas. Jeffrey Wright and Allison Wright have also joined the top notch cast. Erin Brockovich screenwriter Susannah Grant will write the screenplay.
Known for her role in the musical drama Dreamgirls, Hudson has been seen in the dramas The Secret Life Of Bees and Lullaby. She is set to star in the upcoming musical comedy Chiraq, directed by Spike Lee.
Kinnear is known for his roles in As Good As It Gets and Little Miss Sunshine. He was seen last year in the drama Heaven Is For Real and is set to star in the upcoming film Same Kind Of Different As Me.
Hudson is repped by CAA.
Kinnear is repped by WME.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer