Russell Crowe to Play Fox News Boss Roger Ailes in Showtime Series

Breitbart | 5/18/2017 | Staff
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Actor Russell Crowe has reportedly signed on to play the late Roger Ailes — the former Chairman and CEO of Fox News — in a Showtime mini-series entitled The Loudest Voice in the Room.

The 54-year-old Crowe will play Ailes in the eight-episode series, based on events chronicled in Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman’s book on the cable news network.

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“In many ways, the collision between the media and politics has come to define the world we live in today,” Showtime CEO David Nevins said on Monday. “We’ve seen this phenomenon depicted on screen as far back as the story of Charles Foster Kane, and it finds contemporary embodiment in the rise and fall of Roger Ailes. With Russell Crowe in the lead role, this limited series promises to be a defining story for this era.”

The conservative media icon passed away on May 18, 2017, after suffering a subdural hematoma.

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News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch recruited Ailes to help launch Fox News and the veteran political operative served as...
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