WEEK IN WOMEN: Theron receives 2019 American Cinematheque Award – Brandy McDonnell reports

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Kudos to Charlize Theron, newly names as the recipient of the 2019 American Cinematheque Award.

Currently starring in the comedy Long Shot, the multi-hyphenate Theron will portray Megyn Kelly in the upcoming Fox News movie about the Roger Ailes harassment scandal and will co-produce the as yet untitled film.

Theron has already won the Academy Award for transforming herself into a serial killer in Monster and she earned another Oscar nomination for North Country, and hs been nominated for Gplden Globe Awards for her performances in Young Adult and Tully. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN.

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.