Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series The Politician launches globally on Netflix next month! Ahead of its release, the streaming service has just released the first look images of the 8-part comedy series, which stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, and more!
The Politician stars Ben Platt as Payton Hobart, a wealthy student from California who – from the age of seven – knows he's going to be the President of the United States. However, to get to that position, he must first go through "the most treacherous political landscape of all", which is Saint Sebastian High School. For him to become Student Body President, he must outsmart his classmates without ruining his crafted image.
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The comedy and satirical drama will be featuring series regulars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laure Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones, Theo Germaine, Julia Schlaepfer, and Bob Balaban. Dylan Mcdermott, January Jones, David Corenswet, Judith Light, and Bette Midler will also be making appearances on the show.
The Politician, created and written by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan, launches globally on Netflix this September 27. For more information, you can check out the show's Netflix, Facebook and Instagram pages.