ON THE BASIS OF SEX

Official Synopsis: The film tells an inspiring and spirited true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature will premiere in 2018 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Sam Waterson and Kathy Bates

Directed By: Mimi Leder
Main Trailer Cue: “Can’t Knock Me Down” by Anna Mae

Studio: Focus Features
Release Date:
December 25, 2018

Also on this day:

  • Untitled WB Event Film #2 (2018)

FELICITY JONES
“Ruth Bader Ginsburg”
Birmingham, England || Age: 34

Academy Award nominee: “The Theory of Everything” (2014)
Notable Work: “Like Crazy” (2011) || “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” (2014) || “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” (2016)

ARMIE HAMMER
“Martin Ginsburg”
Santa Monica, California || Age: 31

Notable Work:
“The Social Network” (2010) || “The Man from U.N.C.L.E.” (2015) || “Call Me By Your Name” (2017)

MIMI LEDER
Director
New York City, New York || Age: 66

Notable Work:
“The Peacemaker” (1997) || “Deep Impact” (1998) || “Pay It Forward” (2000)

JUSTIN THEROUX
“Mel Wulf”
Washington D.C. || Age: 46

Notable Roles:
“American Psycho” (2000) || “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” (2003) || “The Girl on the Train” (2016)

KATHY BATES
“Dorothy Kenyon”
Memphis, Tennessee || Age: 70

Academy Award winner: “Misery” (1990)
Academy Award nominee:
“Primary Colors” (1998) || “About Schmidt” (2002)

SAM WATERSTON
“Erwin Griswold”
Cambridge, Massachusetts || Age: 77

Academy Award nominee:  “The Killing Fields” (1984)
Notable Work: “Law & Order” (1994-2010)

STEPHEN ROOT
Sarasota, Florida || Age: 66

Notable Work:
“Office Space” (1999) || “Dodgeball” (2004) || “Get Out” (2017) || “Barry” (2018)

JACK REYNOR
Longmont, Colorado || Age: 26

Notable Work:
“Transformers: Age of Extinction” (2014) || “Macbeth” (2015) || “Sing Street” (2016)

CAILEE SPAENY
“Jane Ginsburg”
Springfield, Missouri || Age: 20

Notable Work:
“Pacific Rim Uprising” (2018) || “Bad Times at the El Royale” (2018)

RUTH BADER GINSBURG
New York City, New York || Age: 85

Notable Work:
Appointed Supreme Court Justice in 1993
Civil Rights Activist and Lawyer

FOCUS FEATURES
Distributor

Also this year:
“BlacKkKlansman” (Aug 10th) || “Boy Erased” (Nov 2) || “Mary Queen Of Scots” (Dec 7)

PARTICIPANT MEDIA
Production Company

Notable Work:
“Lincoln” (2012) || “Bridge Of Spies” (2015) || “Spotlight” (2015) || “The Post” (2017) || “7 Days in Entebbe” (2018) || “RBG” (2018)

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