Chicago – On the night before the nationwide opening of the new film “Marshall,” the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival was alive with the premiere Red Carpet event – both for the start of the Festival and for the film and its stars. Chadwick Boseman, Sterling K. Brown, Jussie Smollett and John Marshall (the son of Thurgood Marshall, the subject of the film) all walked the carpet.
The cast, crew and John Marshall all spoke to HollywoodChicago.com, with the following interviews taking place on October 12th, 2017.
In Part One of the Red Carpet interviews, Chadwick Boseman talks of the challenges of portraying Thurgood Marshall, Sterling K. Brown (“This is Us”) gives perspective on his character of Joseph Spell and Jussie Smollett (“Empire”) talks about his experiences on playing poet Langston Hughes.
In Part Two, Reginald Hudlin, director of “Marshall,” talks about