Naomi Watts to Play Gretchen Carlson in Showtime’s Roger Ailes Limited Series

Variety | 10/5/2018 | Joe Otterson
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Naomi Watts has been cast as Gretchen Carlson in the upcoming Showtime limited series about former Fox News head Roger Ailes.

Watts joins previously announced cast member Russell Crowe, who will play Ailes. Carlson rose to prominence over a decade ago at Fox News, first as a co-anchor at “Fox and Friends” before going on to anchor her own show, “The Real Story.” She then became the first of multiple women to file a sexual harassment suit against Ailes after leaving Fox News.

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The casting keeps Watts in business with Showtime, with the actress having recently appeared in the premium cabler’s revival of “Twin Peaks.” Watts is also known for her...
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