Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson and Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil in teaser for new movie about Fox News sexual harrassment scandal

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A new star studded cast will play in a movie titled Blockbuster about the downfall of Fox News Roger Ailes

The Fox News movie about the downfall of Roger Ailes has a first-look teaser and will be titled “Bombshell.”

Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie star in the film as Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson and Kayla Pospisil (a fictional news producer) respectively in the film directed by Jay Roach and written by “The Big Short” writer Charles Randolph.

The film will tell the story of the Fox News sexual harassment scandal from the point of view of the women who took on the toxic male culture of Fox News, which ultimately led to Ailes’ downfall.

Ailes resigned from Fox News in 2016 after Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit that resulted in multiple women coming forward with similar accusations. At the time, Ailes was considered the mastermind behind the success of Fox News and one of the most powerful men in both media and American politics.

“Bombshell,” which also stars Kate McKinnon, Stephen Root, Connie Britton and Allison Janney, with John Lithgow as Roger Ailes and Malcolm McDowell as Rupert Murdoch, opens in theaters from Lionsgate on Dec. 20, 2019.

Thewrap.com

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