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Bombshell (2019)

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A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

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Jay Roach
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlize Theron ... Megyn Kelly
Nicole Kidman ... Gretchen Carlson
Margot Robbie ... Kayla Pospisil
John Lithgow ... Roger Ailes
Allison Janney ... Susan Estrich
Malcolm McDowell ... Rupert Murdoch
Kate McKinnon ... Jess Carr
Connie Britton ... Beth Ailes
Liv Hewson ... Lily Balin
Brigette Lundy-Paine ... Julia Clarke
Rob Delaney ... Gil Norman
Mark Duplass ... Doug Brunt
Stephen Root ... Neil Mullen
Robin Weigert ... Nancy Smith
Amy Landecker ... Dianne Brandi
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Storyline

A group of women take on Fox News head Roger Ailes and the toxic atmosphere he presided over at the network.

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Taglines:

Based on a Real Scandal

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual material and language throughout | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bombshell See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$32,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$319,157, 15 December 2019

Gross USA:

$29,607,630

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,547,906
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The project was originally brought to Charlize Theron's production company, with the intention of her producing and possibly starring in the film. Once Theron decided to star as Megyn Kelly, Margot Robbie and Nicole Kidman were her top picks for the roles of Kayla Pospisil and Gretchen Carlson, respectively. See more »

Quotes

Kayla Pospisil: I'm not a lesbian.
Jess Carr: I'm not a Democrat.
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Written and Performed by Bronwen Exter
Courtesy of Ocean Park Music Group
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ACTING AND MAKEUP ON POINT.
17 January 2020 | by andrewchristianjrSee all my reviews

Excellent acting and makeup transformed actors to real life people they portrayed. Interesting take on the fox news scandal. Mix of movie made news with real news was awesome.


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