Felicity Jones Channels Young Ruth Bader Ginsburg in First 'On the Basis of Sex' Trailer


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Variety

By Dave McNary

July 16, 2018

 

Felicity Jones transforms into a young version of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the first trailer for “On the Basis of Sex.”

The British actress speaks in Ginsburg’s distinctive Brooklyn-inflected accent in “On the Basis of Sex,” which deals with on of Ginsburg’s earliest cases, Weinberger v. Wiesenfeld. She successfully argued before the Supreme Court in 1975 that a widower denied his wife’s survivor benefits under Social Security violated the right to equal protection secured by the Due Process Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. Read more

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