Big news from the American Foundation for Equal Rights. Their one-night-only production of Dustin Lance Black's '8', the dramatization of the Prop 8 trial will be live-streamed on YouTube.
George Clooney and Martin Sheen will play plaintiffs’ lead co-counsel David Boies and Theodore B. Olson, the all-star attorneys who notably faced-off in Bush v. Gore. Christine Lahti and Jamie Lee Curtis will play plaintiffs Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, a lesbian couple together for eleven years and the parents of four boys. Matthew Morrison and Matt Bomer will play plaintiffs Paul Katami and Jeff Zarrillo, a gay couple together over ten years.
Jane Lynch will play prominent opponent of marriage equality Maggie Gallagher, co-founder and former chairman of the National Organization for Marriage. Rob Reiner will play David Blankenhorn, founder and president of the Institute for American Values.
In a new video, Rob Reiner announces the live broadcast, and breaks the news that Brad Pitt is now involved! Pitt will star as Judge Vaughn Walker.
Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP…