Chadwiick Boseman- Thurgood Marshall
Josh Gad- Sam Friedman
Kate Hudson- Eleanor Strubing
Sterling K. Brown- Joseph Spell
James Cromwell- Judge Foster
Chadwick Boseman delivers an award-winning performance as Thurgood Marshall, the civil rights attorney who won a landmark case in the new Film “Marshall”.
Thurgood Marshall, an attorney for the NAACP (National Assoc. for the Advancement of Colored People) who travel to represent black people accused of crimes just because of their color. Marshall a graduate of Howard University Law program, who very promptly sued the University of Maryland for discrimination and not allowing him to attend school there because of his color.
Marshall is sent to Connecticut to represent Joseph Spell, driver that the Strubing household, accused of raping and attempted murder of Mrs. Eleanor Strubing. Thurgood enlists the help of Sam Friedman, local tax lawyer, since he must be recommended by a local attorney to practice law in Connecticut. Marshall and Friedman draw Judge Foster who denies Marshalls request to represent Spell, and demands Friedman try the case and instructs Marshall “If you say one word I will hold you in contempt of court!”