Woody Harrelson & Justin Theroux Returning to HBO for Watergate Series

Woody Harrelson & Justin Theroux returning to HBO for Watergate sequence

HBO proved to be a terrific enhance for Woody Harrelson (Zombieland: Double Tap) and Justin Theroux (Maniac) as the 2 discovered acclaimed roles within the first season of True Detective and The Leftovers, respectively, and now they’re making their return to the premium cabler within the Watergate restricted sequence The White House Plumbers, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.

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The five-episode sequence, created and govt produced by Veep alums Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, will heart on E. Howard Hunt (Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Theroux), who deliberate the Watergate housebreaking that introduced down Nixon’s presidency and can discover the previous president’s political saboteurs and the way the duo toppled the presidency they had been attempting to guard.

We’re excited to deliver collectively such a gifted group to tackle this fascinating have a look at the inner machinations that introduced down the Nixon White House,” HBO president of programming Casey Bloys stated in a press release. “We’re particularly joyful to welcome each Woody and Justin again to HBO and are wanting ahead to getting began.

Harrelson was nominated for each an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his efficiency within the first season of the crime anthology sequence True Detective, whereas the Theroux-starring The Leftovers from Damon Lindelof (Watchmen) acquired rave opinions from critics and audiences, however was steadily snubbed for nominations on the main awards exhibits.

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The White House Plumbers shall be govt produced by Harrelson, Theroux, Gregory and Huyck alongside Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland: Double Tap) and David Bernad for The District, Frank Rich, Paul Lee, Nne Ebong and former Veep showrunner David Mandle, who’s hooked up to direct as effectively.

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