He is no stranger to transforming himself into characters for the roles he plays.
And Russell Crowe has done it again and seems almost unrecognizable in the trailer of The Loudest Voice.
Showtime dropped the official teaser on Tuesday and sees the 55-year-old actor transforming into former FOX News CEO Roger Ailes.
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Rusty, is that you? Russell Crowe was almost completely unrecognizable as former Fox CEO Roger Ailes in the first trailer released for The Loudest Voice on Tuesday
The limited series, premiered on June 30, sees the Australian actor stand up to play the dishonored CEO after he was personally appointed by Rupert Murdoch in 1996.
According to Showtime, The Loudest Voice will focus on the last decade of Roger & # 39; s career on the network.
It is about his political Republican views and even about the many cases of sexual harassment he faced at the end of his career.
Weirdly similar: Russell (left) had a striking resemblance to the real Roger Ailes (right, 2015) thanks to the use of makeup and prostheses
View all: The series is about Roger & # 39; s political Republican views and even highlights the many cases of sexual harassment towards the end of his career (pictured with Naomi Watts – who plays Gretchen Carlson – a former Fox anchor)
Wrongs: At one point during the trailer, Russell saw his character sliding his hands down Gretchen Carlson & # 39; s hips
At one point in the trailer, Russell sees his character sliding his hands down, FOX anchor Gretchen Carlson & # 39; s (played by Naomi Watts) hips.
Gretchen was the first individual to come forward in 2016 to accuse the media magnate of sexual harassment.
At the time, Roger was married to Elizabeth Tilson, who is played by Sienna Miller.
& # 39; We are far beyond politics. It is war & # 39; Crowe & # 39; s Ailes declares in one scene.
Showtime & # 39; s The official description for the series is: & # 39; In today's politically charged media landscape, no figure looms even after his death, then Roger Ailes, who formed Fox News in a force that irrevocably made the conversation changed over the highest levels of government. & # 39;
They've documented it all: the limited series, premiered on June 30, sees the Australian actor stand up to play the dishonored CEO after he was personally appointed by Rupert Murdoch in 1996
THR: & # 39; Russel Crowe is Roger Ailes, Sienna Miller (left) is the woman who stood next to him and Naomi Watts (right) is the one who destroyed him
How are you playing? Gretchen was the first individual to come forward in 2016 to accuse the media magnate of sexual harassment
& # 39; To understand the events that led to the rise of the modern Republican party, one must understand Ailes. & # 39;
& # 39; The upcoming limited series takes up that challenge and focuses primarily on the past decade in which Ailes has become the actual leader of the Republican party, while also discussing events in Ailes' life, including his experiences with world leaders who gave birth to Ailes. & # 39; political career and the allegations of sexual harassment and settlements that ruled his Fox News. & # 39;
They continued: & # 39; The series is intended to shed light on psychology that directs the political process from above. & # 39;
The series debuts on Showtime on June 30 and will also star Seth McFarlane as former Fox News PR Chief, Brian Lewis; Simon McBurney as Rupert Murdoch; Annabelle Wallis as a former Fox News booker, Laurie Luhn; and Aleksa Palladino as Roger & # 39; s old assistant, Judy Laterza.
Baring all: They continued: & # 39; The series is meant to shed light on psychology that drives the political process from above & # 39; (Roger and Rupert in 1996)
Starting point: & # 39; The upcoming limited series takes up that challenge and focuses primarily on the past decade in which Ailes has demonstrably become the actual leader of the Republican party, while also touching on events in Ailes' life, including his experiences with world leaders who gave birth to Ailes' political career and the accusations and settlements against sexual harassment that ended his Fox News & # 39; (Ailes depicted in 1997_
Guest stars are Josh Charles as Casey Close as Casey Close – the husband of Gretchen, and Josh Stamberg as former executive Fox, Bill Shine.
Moreover, a competitor of a similar storyline is also produced in film form.
It is fair and balanced and will appear on the various female Fox News employees and their allegations against Roger Ailes.
Stars will include John Lithgow as Roger, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly, Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil and Allison Janney as Susan Estrich.
The film is scheduled for December 20th.
Still to be released: stars will include John Lithgow as Roger, Nicole Kidman as Gretchen Carlson, Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly (photo 2018), Margot Robbie as Kayla Pospisil and Allison Janney and Susan Estrich as roles of various female victims accusing Roger Ailes in the upcoming movie Fair and Balanced