First Look: ‘The Comey Rule’

by | Aug 25, 2020 | All, Previews, TV News

 Sky Atlantic have released the first trailer for upcoming US drama series The Comey Rule which will air across Sky Atlantic and NOWTV.

The two-part series stars Jeff Daniels as FBI Head James Comey with Emmy winner Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump. 

The Comey Rule is based on the New York Times bestselling book A Higher Loyalty and takes takes a deep-dive into the historically turbulent events surrounding the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath, which divided a nation. Rather than delivering a straight biopic, The Comey Rule‘s trailer give a tense and anxiety-ridden taste of a story about two powerful figures whose different personalities, ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.

The book has been adapted by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Billy Ray (Captain Phillips, Shattered Glass). Daniels and Gleeson are joined by Holly Hunter as former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, Michael Kelly (Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan) as former FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty) as Patrice Comey, Scoot McNairy (Halt and Catch Fire) as former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, Jonathan Banks (Better Call Saul) as former National Intelligence Director James Clapper, Oona Chaplin (Game of Thrones) as former FBI lawyer Lisa Page, Amy Seimetz (The Girlfriend Experience) as former FBI lawyer Trisha Anderson, Steven Pasquale as former FBI agent Peter Strzok, Peter Coyote as former FBI Director Robert Mueller and Kingsley Ben-Adir as President Barack Obama.

 

 

   The Comey Rule will be available to watch from Wednesday 30th September.

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25/08/2020

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