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Entertainment Charlize Theron Says Playing Megyn Kelly Was 'Harder' Than Portraying a Serial Killer

19:10  21 october  2019
19:10  21 october  2019 Source:   people.com

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Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly vs. Charlize Theron as Aileen Wournos. I don't even need to see Bombshell . Just give Charlize an Oscar for her The 44-year-old actress gained 30 pounds to play a serial killer in 2003’s Monster and shaved her head to play the battle-scarred Furiosa in 2015’s Mad

Megyn Kelly is worried about Charlize Theron playing her in an upcoming movie, RadarOnline.com has learned exclusively. “ Charlize has been diving deep into every aspect of Megyn ’s life for months now, and it’s eerie how seriously she’s taking this,” the insider said .

Charlize Theron went to dark places to win an Oscar for portraying real-life serial killer Aileen Wuornos in 2003’s Monster — but for the 44-year-old actress, playing controversial news personality Megyn Kelly in Bombshell was more of a struggle.

Megyn Kelly et al. posing for the camera: Charlize Theron in Bombshell and Megyn Kelly | Lionsgate Movies; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty© Provided by TIME Inc. Charlize Theron in Bombshell and Megyn Kelly | Lionsgate Movies; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty

“This was harder,” Theron said while comparing the two experiences during a conversation following a screening of Bombshell on Sunday in New York City.

“She’s incredibly well known,” she continued. “I’ve never played anybody on that level. I’ve played real people that nobody knows about so there was less pressure when I did those.”

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It is also said that Kelly refused to play ball with Fox News when they pressured her to support Ailes According to the Hollywood Reporter, Charlize Theron has joined on to portray Megyn Kelly as No stranger to playing real-life figures, Theron has inhabited the lives of starlet Britt Ekland (The Life and

Charlize Theron plays Megyn Kelly , Nicole Kidman plays Gretchen Carlson, Margot Robbie plays Kayla Pospisil, a composite character made up for the film. 'Bombshell' will be released December, 20, 2019. LIONS GATE/Hilary Bronwyn Gayle. Wait, is that Megyn Kelly standing next to Nicole Kidman

Theron, who also produced the Jay Roach-directed film, said she considered not playing Kelly when she was first approached with the material.

“Maybe there’s somebody out there who can do this better than you can,” she recalled thinking. “But I was just really scared too. I honestly knew her so superficially.”

Charlize Theron smiling for the camera: Charlize Theron in Bombshell | Lionsgate© Lionsgate Charlize Theron in Bombshell | Lionsgate

Bombshell — which stars Theron as Kelly, Nicole Kidman ⁠as Gretchen Carlson, and Margot Robbie as a Fox News worker — tells the story of the women who claim they were sexually harassed by former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes, played by John Lithgow. Kelly and Carlson, both former employees of the network, claimed sexual harassment from Ailes during their careers.

In March, Theron said she had “empathy” for Kelly after playing her.

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Theron came to international prominence in the 1990s by playing the leading lady in the Hollywood films The In 2003, she received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster, for which she But Theron turned them down. "A lot of people were saying , 'You should

Charlize Theron Will Play Megyn Kelly in the Fox News Movie No One Ever Wanted. The film is said to center on the culture of sexual harassment rampant at the network under Roger Ailes. More than 20 women accused Ailes (who resigned in 2016 and died in 2017) of harassment, including

“I didn’t know how complicated her situation was,” Theron told Variety at the SXSW premiere of her movie Long Shot. “I think for a lot of people, they didn’t understand why she just didn’t speak up. She was in a complicated place, and as a human being, I have empathy for that. And I don’t think a lot of people truly understood that.”

In her 2016 memoir Settle for More, Kelly detailed the sexual harassment she said she endured while working for Ailes. He was accused of similar behavior by numerous women at Fox News, which he vehemently denied until his death in May 2017. Carlson and Kelly’s allegations, along with other women at the network, led to Ailes’ resignation from the company in July 2016.

Bombshell hits theaters December 20.

Related video: Charlize Theron Is Unrecognizable as Megyn Kelly in New Trailer for Fox News Drama 'Bombshell':


How Charlize Theron transformed into Megyn Kelly for Bombshell .
How Charlize Theron transformed into Megyn Kelly for BombshellWith a bleached-blond bob, pursed lips, and a few well-placed prosthetics, Theron’s transformation is eerily accurate to Kelly, who in 2016 joined multiple Fox News employees to accuse Ailes of sexual harassment. But when Theron first read Charles Randolph’s script, she was reluctant to play such a polarizing figure. “Everyone knows exactly who you’re talking about when you say ‘Megyn Kelly,’” she tells EW.

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