Friday, December 13, 2019

BOMBSHELL Trailer - Charlize Theron, Margot Robbie & Nicole Kidman

Starring Academy Award® winner Charlize Theron, Academy Award® winner Nicole Kidman, Academy Award® nominee John Lithgow and Academy Award® nominee Margot Robbie, and based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time, Fox News, and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it. The film is directed by Emmy® Award winner Jay Roach and written by Academy Award® winner Charles Randolph.

BOMBSHELL also stars Emmy® Award winner Kate McKinnon, Golden Globe® nominee Connie Britton, Emmy® Award winner Mark Duplass, Emmy® Award nominee Rob Delaney, Golden Globe® nominee Malcolm McDowell and Academy Award® winner Allison Janney.

GENRE: Drama Rating: Rated R for sexual material and language throughout U.S. Release Date: December 13, 2019 [LA & NY], December 20, 2019 [Wide] Run Time: 1 hour 48min

CAST: Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, with Malcolm McDowell, with Allison Janney, and Margot Robbie Directed by: Jay Roach Written by: Charles Randolph Produced by: Aaron L. Gilbert, Jay Roach, p.g.a., Robert Graf, Michelle Graham, Charles Randolph, p.g.a., Margaret Riley, Charlize Theron, p.g.a., Beth Kono, A.J. Dix

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Nicole Kidman [Gretchen Carlson]
is an Academy Award winning actress who first came to the attention of American audiences with her critically acclaimed performance in Phillip Noyce’s riveting 1989 Australian psychological thriller Dead Calm. Kidman has since become an internationally-recognized, award-winning actress known for her range and versatility. In 2002, Kidman was honored with her first Oscar nomination for her performance in Baz Luhrmann’s innovative musical, Moulin Rouge! For that role, and her performance in writer/director Alejandro Amenabar’s psychological thriller, The Others , she received dual 2002 Golden Globe nominations, winning for Best Actress in a Musical. In 2003, Kidman won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award and a Berlin Silver Bear for her portrayal of Virginia Woolf in Stephen Daldry’s The Hours . In 2010, Kidman starred opposite Aaron Eckhart in Rabbit Hole , for which she received Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Independent Spirit Award nominations for Best Actress. The film was developed by Kidman’s production company, Blossom Films. In October 2012, Kidman starred in Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy with Matthew McConaughey, Zac Efron and John Cusack. Her performance earned her an AACTA, Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe nominations. In 2014, Kidman was seen in Grace of Monaco , which earned her a SAG nomination. In 2015 she was seen in The Secret in Their Eyes , The

Family Fang with Jason Bateman, which she also produced, and Genius alongside Colin Firth. In 2016, Kidman was seen in Lion with Dev Patel, for which she received Critics’ Choice, Globe, SAG, BAFTA and Oscar nominations. She was most recently seen in Karyn Kusama’s Destroyer , which earned Kidman a Golden Globe nomination, Joe Edgerton’s Boy Erased , AQUAMAN, The Upside and The Goldfinch. She will next be seen in Jay Roach’s Bombshell opposite Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie. 

In television, Kidman starred in HBO’s Hemingway and Gellhorn alongside Clive Owen in 2012. Her portrayal as Martha Gellhorn earned her Emmy, SAG and Golden Globe nominations. Kidman returned to the small screen in 2017 with the limited series Big Little Lies alongside Reese Witherspoon for HBO (Kidman’s Blossom Films and Witherspoon’s Pacific Standard produced the project), for which she received an Emmy Award, Golden Globe, Critics Choice Award and SAG Award. Big Little Lies also received an Emmy Award, Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award for Outstanding Limited Series. She also had an arc on the second season of Top of The Lake: China Girl. The second season of Big Little Lies premiered in June 2019, where she again served as actress and executive producer. She will next star and executive produce the HBO limited-series, The Undoing. 

In 2018, Kidman and her production company, Blossom Films, signed a first-look deal with Amazon Studios. Under the agreement, she will develop theatrical and series content, the first of which being a new drama series, The Expatriates , based off the novel by Janice Y.K Lee. In theater, Kidman made a highly-lauded London stage debut in the fall of 1998, starring with Iain Glen in The Blue Room , David Hare’s modern adaptation of Schnitzler’s La Ronde . For her performance Kidman won London’s Evening Standard Award and was nominated in the Best Actress category for a Laurence Olivier Award. In 2015, Kidman was seen on the West End stage in Anna Ziegler’s Photograph 51 , for which she received a London’s Evening Standard Award. 

In January of 2006, Kidman was awarded Australia’s highest honor, the Companion in the Order of Australia. She was also named, and continues to serve, as Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations Development Fund for Women, UN Women, whose goals are to foster women’s empowerment and gender equality, to raise awareness of the infringement on women’s human rights around the world and to end violence against women. Along with her husband, Keith Urban, she has helped raise millions over the years for the Women’s Cancer Program which is a world-renowned center for research into the causes, treatment, prevention, and eventual cure of women’s cancer. In 2017, the Cannes Film Festival honored Kidman with a special award for her body of work and longstanding history with the festival. She is one of only eight people to ever receive this honor in the 70-year history of the festival.

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Charlize Theron [Megyn Kelly] is South African born and Oscar-winning actress is one of the most celebrated actresses of our time, captivating audiences with her ability to embody a range of characters. Over the years, Charlize has appeared in numerous films including The

Devil’s Advocate, The Cider House Rules, the critically acclaimed Monster for which she earned an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Independent Spirit Award, North Country for which she was nominated for an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a Critics Choice Award , Hancock, Young Adult for which she garnered a Golden Globe nomination , HBO’s The Life and Death of Peter Sellers for which she received a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, and Emmy nominations, Snow W hite and the Huntsman , A Million Ways to Die in the West , Mad Max: Fury Road, Dark Places, Kubo and the Two Strings and The Fate of The Furious.

In 2017, Theron produced (under her production company Denver and Delilah’s banner) and starred in the Universal film Atomic Blonde , alongside James McAvoy. Denver and Delilah also produced Mindhunter, the hit Netflix crime drama that same year. The show has since been renewed for a second season. Theron also produced Netflix’s Hyperdrive that launched this August. In 2018, Theron produced and starred in Amazon’s Gringo alongside Joel Edgerton and Amanda Seyfried . Theron reunited with Diablo Cody on the comedy Tully as both an actor and producer. She received a 2019 Golden Globe nomination for her work in the title role. In 2018, she also produced A Private War , a film based on the Vanity Fair article "Marie Colvin's Private War". Theron most recently starred opposite Seth Rogen and produced the Lionsgate comedy Long Shot that hit theaters early this May. Theron also voiced Morticia Addams in the animated revival of The Addams Family, that hit theaters this October. In December of this year, she will portray Megyn Kelly in Lionsgate’s Bombshell, which her production company is producing. Theron has recently wrapped filming on both Fast & Furious 9 and The Old Guard , based on the comic book series by Greg Rucka and illustrator Leandro Fernández that her production company is also producing. In addition to Theron’s acting success and principal involvement with her production company Denver & Delilah, Charlize serves as a United Nations Messenger of Peace and founder of the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP). CTAOP’s mission is to help keep African youth safe from HIV through its support of on the ground, community-engaged organizations. CTAOP serves as a vehicle for communities to empower themselves and their youth in order to prevent the spread of HIV. Learn more about CTAOP at

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Margot Robbie [Kayla Pospisil] is an Academy Award nominated actress and producer who has captivated global audiences with breakout performances alongside some of the most notable names in film. Continually evolving her diverse body of work, Robbie brings gripping narratives to life in coveted roles that speak to her powerful on-screen presence. Robbie is currently in production on The Suicide Squad, which is the sequel to Suicide Squad. She recently wrapped production on the Harley Quinn spin-off, Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). She is producing and starring in the film. Warner Brothers is set to release the film on February 7, 2020. 

Robbie’s production company, LuckyChap recently released their first television show “Dollface” on November 15, 2019 on Hulu. The series stars Kat Dennings and Shay Mitchell. Margot will next be seen in Bombshell , directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph. Margot plays fictional character, Kayla Pospisil, alongside Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and John Lithgow. Lionsgate is set to release the film nationwide on December 20, 2019. Most recently, Robbie starred in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood as Sharon Tate alongside Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. The film was released by Sony on July 26, 2019. 

Earlier this year, Robbie was named the face of CHANEL’s fragrance “Gabrielle.” She has been a CHANEL ambassador since March 2018. 

In 2018, Margot starred in Josie Rourke’s Mary Queen of Scots, which was released by Focus Features on December 7th,, 2018. She played Queen Elizabeth opposite Saoirse Ronan as Mary Stuart. She received SAG and BAFTA nominations for her performance. 

Most notably, Robbie starred in I, Tonya , as the titled character, Tonya Harding. She also served as a producer on the film under her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment and received an Oscar nomination, a Golden Globe nomination, and a SAG nomination for her performance. The film tells the controversial story of Olympic figure skater, Tonya Harding, who infamously conspired to have her competition, Nancy Kerrigan, injured before the 1994 Winter Olympics. The film premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and was released by Neon December 8, 2017. 

In 2016, Robbie appeared in Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad , playing the coveted role of “Harley Quinn” opposite Jared Leto, Will Smith, and Viola Davis. Robbie’s portrayal of Quinn is the first time the villainous, fan-favorite, comic book character was revealed on the big screen. The film, directed by David Ayer, was released August 5, 2016. film was released on July 1, 2016 and grossed more than $356,700,000 million worldwide. 

Robbie’s breakout role came in 2013 in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street in which she stars as the female lead opposite Leonardo DiCaprio. Based on the memoir of the same name by Jordan Belfort, the film tells the story of a New York penny stockbroker (DiCaprio). 

Additional film credits include: Focus Feature’s Mary Queen of Scots; Dreamland; Terminal; Sony’s Peter Rabbit; FOX’s Goodbye Christopher Robin; Paramount’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot opposite Tina Fey; Roadside Attraction’s Z for Zachariah opposite Chris Pine ; Warner Bros’ Focus , opposite Will Smith; Warner Bros’ The Legend of Tarzan , Suite Française alongside Michelle Williams, Kristen Scott Thomas and Matthias Schoenaerts; and About Time opposite Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson. 

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Robbie has numerous film and television development projects under her LuckyChap Entertainment banner, all of which correspond to her objective of telling stories with strong female characters. LuckyChap has recently partnered with Hodson Exports to launch the Lucky Exports Pitch Program (LEPP), a new initiative that has selected six female-identifying writers to participate in the program, in which they will each focus on developing their own idea for an original action feature film. 

LuckyChap Entertainment produced the award-winning feature film “I, Tonya.” Their independent film “Dreamland” starring Margot Robbie and Finn Cole premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 28th, 2019. They recently wrapped production on the film, “Birds of Prey (and The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” with Warner Bros. Studios, Kroll & Co Entertainment and Clubhouse Pictures. LuckyChap also recently wrapped production on the thriller feature, “Promising Young Woman,” with FilmNation and first-time female director Emerald Fennell. The film will star Carey Mulligan. 

LuckyChap Entertainment has several other projects currently in development and a first look production deal with Warner Bros. Studios.  Recently announced, LuckyChap will produce a female-driven dramedy series with John Wells Productions inspired by Stephanie Land’s New York Times best-selling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive. Its impressive slate of projects includes a film adaptation of the book, “Bad Monkeys,” written by Jessica Knoll and co-produced with Universal / Dylan Clark Productions; and the much-anticipated “Marian,” which stars Margot Robbie and is being produced in collaboration with Donald De Line and Amy Pascal.  LuckyChap’s business encompasses studio franchise films, such as the upcoming first live action feature of “Barbie" with Mattel and Warner Bros., and extends to projects including “The Mall,” which they are developing with Sundance awardwinning Chilean Director, Francisca Alegría and the adaptation of Ottessa Moshfegh’s "My Year of Rest and Relaxation,” alongside Atlas Entertainment. 

Additionally, LuckyChap recently announced that they are partnering with Assemble Media and Warner Horizon for the YA-targeted horror anthology series “Ameri-Scares”, based on Elizabeth Massie's book series. 

On television, Robbie made her U.S. debut in the critically acclaimed ABC series, Pan Am , in 2011. In Australia, Robbie is most recognized for her role as “Donna Freedman” on the television soap opera Neighbours . Her role garnered her two Logie Award nominations for Most Popular New Female Talent and Most Popular Actress. 

Born in Australia, Robbie grew up on the Gold Coast and eventually moved to Melbourne where she began acting professionally at the age of 17. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

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John Lithgow [Roger Ailes]’s roots are in the theater. In 1973, he won a Tony Award three weeks after his Broadway debut, in David Storey’s The Changing Room. Since then he has appeared on Broadway twenty more times, earning five more Tony nominations, another Tony, four Drama Desk Awards, and induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame. His Broadway performances have included major roles in My Fat Friend, Trelawney of the ‘Wells,’ Comedians, Anna Christie, Bedroom Farce, Beyond Therapy, M. Butterfly, The Front Page, Retreat from Moscow, All My Sons, The Columnist, and the musicals Sweet Smell of Success (his second Tony), and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. 

Lithgow has acted in England with both the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre, playing Malvolio with the first and the title role in The Magistrate with the second. Lithgow returned to the New York stage in 2014, first as King Lear for The Public’s Shakespeare in the Park, and then on Broadway in Edward Albee’s A Delicate Balance . In April 2018, Lithgow appeared as Voltaire/Dr. Pangloss in the Carnegie Hall Presentation of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. 

In 2008, Lithgow devised the one-man show John Lithgow: Stories by Heart for The Lincoln Center Theater Company and performed it in 35 cities around the country over the next 10 years, arriving on Broadway this past year for a warmly received three-month engagement at the Roundabout Theatre. Lithgow recently returned to Broadway alongside Laurie Metcalf in Hillary and Clinton, a new play by Lucas Hnath, which premiered in April 2019. 

In the early 1980’s, Lithgow began to make a major mark in film. At that time, he was nominated for Oscars in back-to-back years, for The World According to Garp and Terms of Endearment. In the years before and after, he has appeared in over forty-five films. Notable among them have been All That Jazz, Blow Out, Twilight Zone: the Movie, Footloose, 2010, Buckaroo Banzai, Harry and the Hendersons, Memphis Belle, Raising Cain, Ricochet, Cliffhanger, Orange County, Shrek, Kinsey, Dreamgirls, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Campaign, This is 40, Interstellar, Love is Strange, The Accountant, Miss Sloane, Beatriz at Dinner, and Daddy’s Home 2. 

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In 2019 so far, Lithgow could be seen in Mindy Kaling’s comedy Late Night alongside Kaling, Emma Thompson and Hugh Dancy, The Tomorrow Man opposite Blythe Danner, as well as Paramount’s remake of Stephen King’s Pet Sematary. Lithgow will play Roger Ailes in Bombshell, the upcoming Charles Randolph project about the Fox News culture, alongside Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, and Allison Janney. 

Lithgow has been nominated for twelve Emmy Awards for his work on television. He has won six: one for an episode of Amazing Stories, one for his twelve-episode arc on Showtime’s Dexter, one for his supporting role as Winston Churchill in Netflix’s original series, The Crown, and three for his work on the hit NBC comedy series 3rd Rock from the Sun , as the loopy character of the alien High Commander, Dick Solomon. During the show’s six-year run, Lithgow also won a Golden Globe, two SAG Awards, The American Comedy Award, and, when it finally went off the air, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Additionally, his diabolical turn as the Trinity Killer in the aforementioned Dexter won him his second Golden Globe. 

Most recently, Lithgow won his latest Emmy for his transformative role as Winston Churchill in The Crown . Both the series and Lithgow have received numerous accolades. In addition to his Emmy, Lithgow received a Golden Globe nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in the series, won a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actor, and won a SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor. 

In 2017, Lithgow starred in the new NBC comedy series, Trial & Error, playing an eccentric poetry professor accused of murdering his wife. John can next be seen on television in the HBO reboot of Perry Mason, as well as the upcoming FX show, The Old Man, alongside Jeff Bridges. 

Since 1998 he has written nine New York Times best-selling children’s picture books, most recently Never Play Music Right Next to the Zoo . He has performed concerts for children with major American orchestras and has released three kids’ albums, Singin’ in the Bathtub , Farkle & Friends , and the Grammy-nominated The Sunny Side of the Street. Lithgow has been honored with the New Victory Theater Arts Award for his work bringing kids to the arts and the arts to the kids . 

In 2011, HarperCollins published Lithgow’s memoir, Drama: An Actor’s Education , presenting his life and career up to the age of 35. The book vividly portrays the worlds of New York, London, and American regional theater in the 1970s, and relives his collaborations with renowned performers and directors of that era. His most recent book, Dumpty: The Age of Trump in Verse , was just released this month. Dumpty is a collection of original poems and drawings chronicling the recent history of Donald Trump’s presidency.

John Lithgow was born in Rochester, New York, but grew up in Ohio. He graduated from high school in Princeton, New Jersey, attended Harvard College, and studied at the London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art on a Fulbright Grant. Lithgow has been honored with the Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal, induction into The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Harvard. On that last occasion, he became the first actor to ever deliver Harvard’s Commencement Address. 

Lithgow has three grown children, two grandchildren, and lives in Los Angeles and New York. He has been married for over thirty years to Mary Yeager, an Emerita Professor.
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