Peter Sarsgaard (Jackie, Experimenter, Blue Jasmine) joins an all ready stelar cast in Hulu’s 10-part series “The Looming Tower” based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning expose about 9/11. Sarsgaard will play Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst, whom buts head with FBI agent John O’Neil (Jeff Daniels), over whom has the right information and authority to hunt growing terrorist threats.
Lawrence Wright’s The Looming Tower looks at the rise of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda and the inside battle amongst intelligence agencies that possibly allowed for the menace to grow.
Academy Award-nominated Writer Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher, Capote) and Academy Award and Emmy Award winning Director Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief, Taxi to the Dark Side, and We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks) are adapting.
No release date yet, but the 10-Part series is currently in production and will be exclusively on Hulu.
Personally, I know I’ll be watching this, the cast is solid, it’s a intriguing story and right now these limited series are crushing it.