On the Basis of Sex


Academy Award® nominee Felicity Jones stars in ON THE BASIS OF SEX, inspired by the 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.

For ON THE BASIS OF SEX, Jones is joined by co-stars Armie Hammer as Marty Ginsburg, Justin Theroux, Academy Award® winner Kathy Bates, Academy Award® nominee Sam Waterston, Jack Reynor, and Cailee Spaeny.  Mimi Leder (Deep Impact, “The Leftovers”) directs with Robert Cort producing a screenplay written by Daniel Stiepleman.  ON THE BASIS OF SEX will be released by Focus Features.

Director: Mimi Leder

Writer: Daniel Stiepleman

Producers: Jonathan King, Robert Cort

Executive Producers: Jeff Skoll, Daniel Stiepleman, Betsy Danbury, Karen Loop

Cast: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Jack Reynor, Cailee Spaeny, Sam Waterston, Kathy Bates


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