11:17, July 19 140 0 abajournal.com

2017-07-19 11:17:04
‘Rogue One’ actress Jones to play Ruth Bader Ginsburg in upcoming movie

Felicity Jones will play Ruth Bader Ginsburg in an upcoming movie about her life written by a relative of the U.S. Supreme Court Justice’s late husband.

The film is called On the Basis of Sex, report Deadline Hollywood, the New York Daily News, Variety and Forbes.

Jones starred in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and received a best actress nomination for her role in the movie The Theory of Everything.

Previous reports said Natalie Portman would portray Ginsburg.

The script writer is Daniel Stiepleman, the nephew of Ginsburg’s late husband, Martin Ginsburg. The director is Mimi Leder.

Hat tip to How Appealing.