It’s Russell Crowe like we’ve never seen him before!!
Forget Rusty’s signature brown hair and scruffy beard. The Aussie actor looks like a completely unrecognisable in the trailer for his upcoming limited series, The Loudest Voice.
Russell takes on the role of Fox News founder Roger Ailes in the Stan series, which is set to kick off on Monday, July 1.
The show has an all-star cast and will also star Naomi Watts as Gretchen Carlson, Sienna Miller as Ailes’ wife Elizabeth, Seth McFarlane as former Fox News PR chief Brian Lewis, Simon McBurney as Ruper Murdoch, Annabelle Wallis as former Fox News bookie Laurie Luhn and Aleska Palladino as Ailes’ assistant Judy Laterza.
The Loudest Voice is based on the book ‘The Loudest Voice in the Room’ by Gabriel Sherman and is set to follow Aile’s part in holding Fox News into a media company that changed the conversation surrounding politics.
“In today’s politically charged media landscape, no figure looms larger, even after his passing, than Roger Ailes, who folded Fox News into a force that irrevocable changed the conversation about the highest level of government,” the description reads.
“To understand the events that led to the rise of the modern Republican party, one must understand Ailes.
“The upcoming limited series takes on that challenge, focusing primarily on the past decade in which Ailes arguably became the Republican Party’s de facto leader, while also touching on defining events in Ailes’ life, including his experiences with world leaders that gave birth to Ailes’ political career and the sexual harassment accusations and settlements that brought his Fox News reign to an end.
“The series aims to shed light on the psychology that drives the political process from the top down.”
You can check out the trailer for the series in the video above!
The Loudest Voice premieres on Stan on Monday July 1!