Charlize Theron To Portray Megyn Kelly In Film About Disgraced Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes

The Playlist | 5/22/2018 | Charles Barfield
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Remember when Jay Roach directed comedies? The director hit it big with the first two films in both the ‘Austin Powers’ and ‘Meet the Parents’ franchises. But lately, the filmmaker has left the mainstream comedy world in the dust as he focuses on more serious efforts like the films “Game Change” and “Trumbo.” And according to a new report, he’s sticking to the world of drama for his next film.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Roach is directing a film chronicling the rise and fall of Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, and the first member of the cast to sign up is none other than Charlize Theron. The film, as-yet-untitled, is described as an ensemble project that follows Ailes and the various figures involved with Fox News during his time there. In fact, Theron will portray none other than Megyn Kelly, who had her own troubled history with the Fox News exec.

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As you may know, Kelly found herself at the center of a great deal of Fox News controversy when...
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