During its panel at TCA, the producer Blumhouse along with the American channel Showtime released a new photo of the actor Russell Crowe, as executive Roger Ailes in production The Loudest Voice in the Room!
With 8 episodes, the series will focus on the last decades of the entrepreneur’s life. Ailes was President of Fox News and Fox Television Stations Group from 1996 until he resigned from office in 2016 shortly after a series of allegations by employees of the group surfaced that accused him of sexual harassment.
He worked closely with the Republican party and with presidents Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, George HW Bush and Donald Trump. The executive passed away in May 2017 at the age of 77.
The actress Naomi Watts plays Fox News host Gretchen Carlson, the central figure in the lawsuit against Ailes.
The actors also complete the cast Sienna Miller, Elizabeth “Beth” Ailes, a producer on the NBC channel, Seth MacFarlane will be Brian Lewis, Simon McBurney executive Rupert Murdoch and Annabelle Wallis like Laurie Luhn.
The production that has no scheduled release date will be based on the book by Gabriel Sherman called The Loudest Voice in the Room.
Sherman and Tom McCarthy wrote the pilot episode that will be digested by Kari Skogland.
There is a project in cinemas to tell the same story with the actresses Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie in the main roles. Read more here.
The Loudest Voice in the Room has no release date.