‘On the Basis of Sex’ First Trailer: Felicity Jones is RBG

Mimi Leder’s Biopic Drama

Focus Features has released the first trailer for the upcoming biopic drama On the Basis of Sex, starring Felicity Jones as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opposite Armie Hammer as her supportive husband, Martin.

Directed by Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, The Leftovers) from a script by Daniel Stiepleman, the potential Oscar contender chronicles the true story of Ginsburg’s fight to bring what becomes a landmark gender discrimination case before the U.S. Court of Appeals.

The film co-stars Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Jack Reynor, Stephen Root, Cailee Spaeny, and Justin Theroux. Check out the official trailer:

Mimi Leder’s Biopic Drama

On the Basis of Sex is set to open in select movie theaters on December 25, 2018.

Mimi Leder’s Biopic Drama

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.