Ruth Bader Ginsburg biopic On The Basis of Sex has cast Justin Theroux and Kathy Bates.
Theroux will play Mel Wulf, a longtime national legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union. Bates will portray attorney and activist Dorothy Kenyon and Waterston will play Erwin Griswold, who served as Solicitor General of the United States under Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon.
The biopic that stars Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches production this week in Montreal. Armie Hammer will portray Ginsburg’s husband, Marty, as they team to bring the first landmark gender discrimination case before the Supreme Court.
The film will premiere in 2018 in line with Justice Ginsburg’s 25th anniversary on the Supreme Court.