Based on a real scandal
Directed By
Produced By
Aaron L. Glibert
Jay Roach
Robert Graf
Michelle Graham
Charles Randolph
Margaret Riley
Charlize Theron
AJ Dix
Beth Kono
Written By
Charles Randolph
Edited By
Jon Poll
Barry Ackroyd
Music By
Theodore Shapiro
Bron Creative
Annapurna Pictures
Denver + Delilah Productions
Lighthouse Management & Media
Creative Wealth Media
Distributed By
United States
Release Date
December 13, 2019 (United States)
108 minutes
Rating R.gif
$32 million

Bombshell is a 2019 American drama film directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph. The film stars Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, and is based upon the accounts of several women at Fox News who set out to expose CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment. John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon, Connie Britton, Malcolm McDowell and Allison Janney appear in supporting roles.

The film was released in the United States on December 13, 2019 by Lionsgate.


The film centers upon female Fox News personnel and their allegations against founder Roger Ailes.


  • Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly
  • Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson
  • Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil
  • John Lithgow as Roger Ailes
  • Kate McKinnon as Jess Carr
  • Connie Britton as Beth Ailes
  • Mark Duplass as Douglas Brunt
  • Rob Delaney as Gil Norman
  • Malcolm McDowell as Rupert Murdoch
  • Allison Janney as Susan Estrich
  • Alice Eve as Ainsley Earhardt
  • Brigette Lundy-Paine as Julia Clarke
  • Liv Hewson as Lily Balin
  • Alanna Ubach as Jeanine Pirro
  • Elisabeth Röhm as Martha MacCallum
  • Spencer Garrett as Sean Hannity
  • Ashley Greene as Abby Huntsman
  • Brooke Smith as Irena Brigante
  • Michael Buie as Bret Baier
  • Nazanin Boniadi as Rudi Bakhtiar
  • Bree Condon as Kimberly Guilfoyle
  • Ahna O'Reilly as Julie Roginsky
  • Stephen Root as Neil Mullin
  • Madeline Zima as Edie
  • P. J. Byrne as Neil Cavuto
  • Andy Buckley as Gerson Zweifac
  • Ben Lawson as Lachlan Murdoch
  • Josh Lawson as James Murdoch
  • Robin Weigert as Nancy Smith
  • Marc Evan Jackson as Chris Wallace
  • Richard Kind as Rudy Giuliani
  • Holland Taylor as Faye
  • D'Arcy Carden as Rebekah
  • Tricia Helfer as Alisyn Camerota
  • Jennifer Morrison as Juliet Huddy
  • Amy Landecker as Dianne Brandi
  • Katie Aselton as Alicia




Bombshell (2019 Movie) New Trailer — Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie-0

Official Trailer