Charlize Theron serves mod vibes in retro minidress as she joins John Lithgow at Bombshell screening in NYC

Charlize Theron has taken on one of the most controversial roles of her life with her new film Bombshell (and she played a serial killer in Monster).

She stars as Megyn Kelly in the upcoming movie, which comes to theaters December 20.

The actress served a retro mod chic look Sunday for a screening at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City.

Mod chic: Charlize Theron served a retro mod chic look Sunday for a Bombshell screening at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City

Mod chic: Charlize Theron served a retro mod chic look Sunday for a Bombshell screening at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York City

She arrived in a black minidress with mid-length sleeves and a white geometric print. 

Theron completed the '60s motif with a pair of pointed knee-length black stiletto boots. 

She sported her chic bowl cut, showing off a petite pair of diamond teardrop earrings.

The 44-year-old was accompanied at the screening by John Lithgow, who plays Roger Ailes in the movie. 

Black and white: She arrived in a black minidress with mid-length sleeves and a white geometric print

Black and white: She arrived in a black minidress with mid-length sleeves and a white geometric print

Retro vibes: Theron completed the '60s motif with a pair of pointed knee-length black stiletto boots

Retro vibes: Theron completed the '60s motif with a pair of pointed knee-length black stiletto boots

Lithgow cut a sharp look in a tailored black suit, paired with a navy blue shirt, a black belt and matching leather dress shoes.

They were joined by screenwriter Charles Randolph, co-star Brigette Lundy-Paine and director Jay Roach.

Also present at the event was Gayle King, who chatted with Theron before the screening. 

Co-stars: The 44-year-old was accompanied at the screening by John Lithgow, who plays Roger Ailes in the movie

Co-stars: The 44-year-old was accompanied at the screening by John Lithgow, who plays Roger Ailes in the movie

Sharp look: Lithgow cut a sharp look in a tailored black suit, paired with a navy blue shirt, a black belt and matching leather dress shoes

Sharp look: Lithgow cut a sharp look in a tailored black suit, paired with a navy blue shirt, a black belt and matching leather dress shoes

Familiar face: Theron stars as Megyn Kelly in the upcoming movie, which comes to theaters December 20

Familiar face: Theron stars as Megyn Kelly in the upcoming movie, which comes to theaters December 20

Scandalous: It recounts the sexual assault allegations brought against Ailes, the former CEO of Fox News

Scandalous: It recounts the sexual assault allegations brought against Ailes, the former CEO of Fox News

Squad goals: They were joined by screenwriter Charles Randolph, co-star Brigette Lundy-Paine and director Jay Roach

Squad goals: They were joined by screenwriter Charles Randolph, co-star Brigette Lundy-Paine and director Jay Roach

Special guest: Also present at the event was Gayle King, who chatted with Theron before the screening

Special guest: Also present at the event was Gayle King, who chatted with Theron before the screening

The cast and filmmakers participated in a conversation following the film, moderated by Alisyn Camerota.

Theron stars in the film alongside Nicole Kidman, who plays Gretchen Carlson, and Margot Robbie, whose character was written for the film. 

It recounts the sexual assault allegations brought against Ailes, the former CEO of Fox News.  

In conversation: The cast and filmmakers participated in a conversation following the film, moderated by Alisyn Camerota

In conversation: The cast and filmmakers participated in a conversation following the film, moderated by Alisyn Camerota

True story: Theron stars in the film alongside Nicole Kidman, who plays Gretchen Carlson, and Margot Robbie, whose character was written for the film

True story: Theron stars in the film alongside Nicole Kidman, who plays Gretchen Carlson, and Margot Robbie, whose character was written for the film

Charlize Theron serves mod vibes in retro mini dress with John Lithgow at Bombshell screening in NYC

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