See Russell Crowe as Roger Ailes in First Trailer for Showtime's New Series, The Loudest Voice
The Loudest Voice premieres June 30
In a trailer for The Loudest Voice released Tuesday, the actor assumes the role of the the late former Fox News chief, who abruptly exited his post following multiple allegations of sexual harassment in 2016. Ailes died 10 months later, on May 10, 2017, at age 77 after falling and hitting his head in his bathroom.
“We’re way past politics,” he says in the trailer. “It’s war. We’re going to win.”
The project is based on extensive reporting by Gabriel Sherman for his bestselling book, The Loudest Voice in the Room, for which he interviewed more than 600 people. It will touch on the defining events of Ailes’ life, told through multiple points of view.
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Ailes’ story will also be told in an upcoming Jay Roach movie, with John Lithgow assuming the role of the late CEO.
The Loudest Voice premieres June 30 at 10 p.m. ET on Showtime.