‘Bombshell’ First Trailer: Kidman, Theron, and Robbie Take On Fox News Scandal

IndieWire | 8/21/2019 | Staff
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Nicole Kidman. Charlize Theron. Margot Robbie. A cast almost too good to be true. The dream trio made its first appearance in the first teaser trailer for “Bombshell,” a drama about Fox News’ massive sexual harassment scandal caused by late network head and Donald Trump crony Roger Ailes. The three A-listers will play Megyn Kelly (Theron), Gretchen Carlson (Kidman), and the lesser-known Kayla Pospisil (Robbie), all women who accused Ailes of sexual harassment and received multi-million dollar buyouts for their silence.

Here’s the official logline: “‘Bombshell’ is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.”

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John Lithgow stars as Ailes i what is sure to be a very different take on the infamous strongman than Russell Crowe’s in “The Loudest Voice,” a Showtime limited series about the rise of Fox News. In addition to the three headliners, “Bombshell” features a stacked cast that includes Allison Janney, Kate McKinnon, Malcolm McDowell, Mark Duplass, Alice Eve, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Liv Hewson, and Alanna Ubach.

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