Ryan Murphy’s first Netflix original series will have a little extra wind beneath its wings.
The über producer revealed at PaleyFest on Saturday night that Bette Midler and Judith Light (ACS: Versace) have joined the cast of The Politician in undisclosed roles, Deadline reports.
Politician - Comedy - Payton - Hobart - Dear
The Politician is described as a dark comedy about Payton Hobart (Dear Evan Hansen’s Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, Calif. who has always dreamed of becoming president of the United States, but first must “navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all: Saint Sebastian High School,” according to the official logline. “To get elected Student Body President, secure a spot at Harvard and stay on his singular path to success, Payton...