Russell Crowe Cast as Roger Ailes in Showtime Limited Series

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Russell Crowe Cast as Roger Ailes in Showtime Limited Series
Russell Crowe has been cast as Roger Ailes in Showtime’s untitled limited series about the late chairman and CEO of Fox News, which the network confirmed it’s picked up for eight episodes.

The project is based on New York Magazine reporter Gabriel Sherman’s best-selling book on Ailes, “The Loudest Voice in the Room,” which details Ailes’ own rise to power and how he built Fox News into the cable news behemoth it is today.

“In many ways, the collision between the media and politics has come to define the world we live in today,” Showtime president and CEO David Nevins said in a statement. “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
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