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Watch: Kerry Washington Challenges D.C. in HBO’s Powerful ‘Confirmation’ Trailer

Watch: Kerry Washington Challenges D.C. in HBO's Powerful 'Confirmation' Trailer

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HBO Films’ released the first trailer today for their upcoming movie “Confirmation,” written by Oscar-nominated Susannah Grant and directed by Rick Famiyima (“Dope”). The movie stars Kerry Washington, Wendell Pierce, Greg Kinnear, Jeffrey Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jennifer Hudson.

The timely and relevant film details the explosive 1991 Clarence Thomas Supreme Court nomination hearings, which captured the country’s attention and forever changed the way we think about sexual harassment, victims’ rights and contemporary race relations. 

“Confirmation” will air April 16 on HBO. Watch the trailer above. 

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