Annapurna Pictures who were set to produce the film based on real incident happened in Fox News which faced Sexual harassment allegations have dropped the project. While the team was planning to begin the pre-production of the film in a couple of weeks, the recent update was a shocker.
The film is based on the story that took place in Fox News when a group of female employees opposed sexism in the working place and the Allies’ downfall which forms a complete base for the film offering a topnotch engaging screenplay set to narrate the story.
The film is to be directed by Jay Roach and written by Charles Randolph who won an Academy Award for his film (The Big Short). Raising budget issue is said to be the reason for the back out of previous production company, while the sources suggest that Focus Features along with Bron Studios will take over the production of the film.
The movie stars Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, the Fox News anchor and Charlize Theron will play the role of Megyn Kelly, a star at the network and also John Lithgow, Kate McKinnon play supporting roles in the film. Margot Robbie is said to play a fictional character in the real story, as an associate producer of Fox News.