HollywoodChicago.com RSS   Facebook   HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter   Free Giveaway E-mail   

Slideshow, Audio: Opening Night for ‘Marshall’ at 53rd Chicago International Film Festival

Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionE-mail page to friendE-mail page to friendPDF versionPDF version
Average: 5 (2 votes)
| Image 2 of 7 |
Sterling K. Brown portrays Joseph Spell in ‘Marshall.’

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 how important the film was for him, Marina Squerciati (Stella Friedman in “Marshall”) offers her insight on performance and John Marshall, the son of Thurgood Marshall, remembers his iconic father.


Click “Next” and “Previous” to scan through the slideshow or jump directly to individual photos with the captioned links below. All photos © Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com

  1. CIFF1: Chadwick Boseman portrays Thurgood Marshall in ‘Marshall.’
  2. CIFF2: Sterling K. Brown portrays Joseph Spell in ‘Marshall.’
  3. CIFF3: Jussie Smollett is poet Langston Hughes in ‘Marshall.’
  4. CIFF4: Reginald Hudlin is the director of ‘Marshall.’
  5. CIFF5: John Marshall is the son of Thurgood Marshall.
  6. CIFF6: Marina Squerciati is Stella Friedman in ‘Marshall’ and Kim Burgess on ‘Chicago P.D.’
  7. CIFF7: Marina Squerciati poses with ‘Chicago P.D.’ co-star Patrick John Flueger.

The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival take place through October 26th, 2017. Click here for film schedules, information and to purchase tickets. “Marshall” opens everywhere on October 13th. Featuring Chadwick Boseman, Josh Gad, Sterling K. Brown, Jussie Smollett and Marina Squerciati. Written by Jacob and Michael Kosoff. Directed by Reginald Hudlin. Rated “PG-13”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Writer, Editorial Coordinator
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2017 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent spam submissions.
one * = eight
Solve this math question and enter the solution with digits. E.g. for "two plus four = ?" enter "6".

User Login

Free Giveaway Mailing

TV, DVD, BLU-RAY & THEATER REVIEWS

  • Cornerstone, Nothing Without a Company

    CHICAGO – We all need some help. The stage play group Nothing Without a Company realizes that, and has collaborated with the organization “Cornerstone” to provide that assistance. Cornerstone is a seminar and a happening in downtown Chicago, facilitated by “experts” to generate your potential. The presentation has a Thursday-Sunday run at Michigan Avenue’s Artspace 8 through May 6th, 2018. Click here for more details, including ticket information.

  • Cold War

    CHICAGO – Local filmmaking is thriving, thanks to the many creators who choose to make independent movies in Chicago. Co-directors Stirling McLaughlin and J. Wilder Konschak (also writer) brought their cast and crew to the Windy City to make their comedy, “Cold War.” The film made its digital debut on April 6th, 2018, and will be available on iTunes, Google Play, FandangoNow, Amazon, Vudu and more.

Advertisement



HollywoodChicago.com on Twitter

archive

HollywoodChicago.com Top Ten Discussions
referendum
tracker