Following fresh addition of Domhnall Gleeson as John Dean, Deadline brings word that Game of Thrones vet Lena Headey has signed on for a respected role in the upcoming limited series titled The White House Plumbers , that is centered round the Watergate scandal. This project will reunite Headey with HBO, who’s co-producing with wiip. Gleeson and Headey will undoubtedly be joining previously announced cast members Woody Harrelson ( Zombieland: Double Tap ) and Justin Theroux ( Maniac ), who both caused the premium network within their respective acclaimed dramas  previously; True Detective .
The Golden and Emmy Globe-nominated actress is defined to portray the role of Dorothy Hunt, a mother of four and a dynamic CIA asset. Dorothy tries to carry her family while entangling herself in her husband’s catastrophic misadventures together. The series also marks Headey’s go back to TV acting after 2 yrs since Game of Thrones had wrapped up its eight-season run in 2019.
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The White House Plumbers will focus on E. Howard Hunt (Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Theroux), who planned the Watergate burglary that brought down Nixon’s presidency and can explore the former president’s political saboteurs and the way the duo toppled the presidency these were attempting to protect. It really is considered one of the primary political scandals in American history.
The 5-episode series is executive and created produced by Veep alums Alex Peter and Gregory Huyck, with David Mandel set to direct. Executive producers are Harrelson, Theroux, Mandel, Ruben Fleischer, Gregg Fienberg, The District’s David Bernad, and Frank Rich, alongside wiip’s Paul Lee, Nne Mark and Ebong Roybal and Crash&Salvage’s Len Amato.
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Interestingly, Matt Ross, Sam Esmail, and Robbie Pickering are creating a limited series in line with the Watergate scandal also, which is create at Starz. Sean Pean, Julia Roberts, and Dan Steven are mounted on lead the Starz project.