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Podtalk: Director Jay Roach Delivers a Fox News ‘Bombshell’

Chicago – In the midst of these divisive times, there is always Fox News to further contribute to that divisiveness. The legacy of that news channel may ultimately be for the settlement of their sexual harassment lawsuits. Director Jay Roach (“Game Change”) explores the particulars of the situation in his new film “Bombshell.”

Bombshell,’ directed by Jay Roach

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The targets of the harassment are the notable women of Fox News, including Megyn Kelly (Charlize Theron) and Gretchen Carlson (Nicole Kidman), along with a newcomer, Kayla Pospisil. Their main harasser is Fox News architect Roger Ailes (John Lithgow), and the incidents go on for years before Carlson takes legal action. This is searing and true story, and speaks to the culture of Fox News in general. Theron, Kidman and Robbie are remarkable in their portrayals, coming from their roots in the entertainment industry, and the changes that occurred so

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