ON THE HEELS OF RECEIVING EIGHT NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINATIONS AND A GRAMMY NOMINATION, OPEN ROAD FILMS/ GLOBAL ROAD ENTERTAINMENT WILL BRING CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILM MARSHALL BACK TO THEATERS NATIONWIDE
Los Angeles, CA November 29, 2017 – Open Road Films/Global Road Entertainment will bring MARSHALL, the critically acclaimed film starring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Kate Hudson, Sterling K. Brown, Dan Stevens, Keesha Sharp and James Cromwell back to theaters nationwide beginning this Friday, December 1, 2017.
Members of AMPAS, PGA, WGA, DGA and SAG Nominating Committee will be admitted with a guest to select showings with valid membership card**.
Featuring the Grammy®-nominated original song, “STAND UP FOR SOMETHING” – with music by Diane Warren, lyrics by Diane Warren and Common and performed by Andra Day, featuring Common – MARSHALL is nominated for eight NAACP IMAGE AWARDS includingOutstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture – Chadwick Boseman, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture – Sterling K. Brown, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture – Keesha Sharp , Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture – Reginald Hudlin, Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration – Andra Day featuring Common, “Stand Up For Something,” Outstanding Female Artist – Andra Day, “Stand Up For Something,” and Entertainer of the Year, Chadwick Boseman.
This Sunday, December 3rd, CNN’s Van Jones will present MARSHALL director and producer Reginald Hudlin with the ACLU OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA BILL OF RIGHTS AWARD. MARSHALL won the 2017 CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AUDIENCE AWARD and the original song, “STAND UP FOR SOMETHING,” received the Hollywood Song Award from the Hollywood Film Awards earlier this year.
MARSHALL is based on an early trial in the career of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. It follows the young lawyer (Chadwick Boseman) to conservative Connecticut to defend a black chauffeur (Sterling K. Brown) charged with sexual assault and attempted murder of his white socialite employer (Kate Hudson). Muzzled by a segregationist court, Marshall partners with a courageous young Jewish lawyer, Samuel Friedman (Josh Gad). Together they mount the defense in an environment of racism and Anti-Semitism. The high profile case and the partnership with Friedman served as a template for Marshall’s creation of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
MARSHALL is directed by Reginald Hudlin. The script is written by Michael Koskoff and Jacob Koskoff. Producers are Paula Wagner, Hudlin, and Jonathan Sanger. Director of photography is Newton Thomas Sigel (The Conspirator, Drive). Production designer is Richard Hoover (42, Dead Man Walking). Editor is Tom McArdle (Spotlight, The Visitor). Costume designer is Ruth E. Carter (Selma, Lee Daniels’ The Butler)
**Individual theater policies may vary with regard to guild card ticket comps.