Netflix has released trailer for new original comedy series The Politician which follows Payton (Ben Platt) has always known that he’s going to be president. First he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape: high school. The Politician will premieres September 27 on Netflix .
Who’s behind The Politician ?
The executive producers Ryan Murphy (Scream Queens, Glee), Brad Falchuk (American Horror Story, Pose) and Ian Brennan (Glee, Scream Queens).
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About The Politician
Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he’s going to be President of the United States. But first he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image. Full of dark comedy and sly satire, Ryan Murphy’s The Politician offers a rare glimpse into just what it takes to make a politician.
Who is in The Politician Cast?
Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, Benjamin Barrett round out the series regular cast. Dylan McDermott and January Jones also appear.