Here's Your First Look at Kerry Washington as Anita Hill


Update, 6/16: Are you ready? The first look at Confirmation—the HBO film about Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas—is here, thanks to, well, HBO, and Washington herself. And can we just say, we're SO EXCITED.

This content is imported from Instagram. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information, at their web site.

Original story, 3/15: Gloria Steinem. Billy Jean King. Female superheroes! Certain members of Hollywood are realizing that real-life women are just as worthy of their own movies/shows as Chevy-alien hybrids and potty-mouthed stuffed animals, and all we can say to that is, "At last!"

According to the Hollywood Reporter,our cover girl Kerry Washington will play Anita Hill in an HBO movie titled Confirmation. Hill, who is today a professor at Brandeis University, accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991 while he was being considered for the Supreme Court and, in the process, ignited a national discussion of victim's rights, sexism, and race relations.

Susannnah Grant, who received an Oscar nomination for Erin Brokovich, will write the screenplay, while Washington will also executive produce. There's no release date yet, but two things are certain: 1) Filming won't interfere with Scandal, and 2) We are so watching this.

You should also check out:

Exclusive Sneak Peek: Marie Claire April Cover Star Kerry Washington

Marisa Tomei Will Play Gloria Steinem in a New Miniseries, Because the World Is Amazing

A Documentary About Delhi's Brutal Bus Rape Gets Banned in India, BBC Releases It Anyway

This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at
Advertisement - Continue Reading Below
More From Celebrity