Domhnall Gleeson to star in The White House Plumbers for HBO

Domhnall Gleeson will star with Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux in HBO’s upcoming limited series ‘The White House Plumbers’.

In the new series about the Watergate scandal, Gleeson plays John Dean, “the brilliant, ambitious and youthful White House counsel who orchestrates the illegal cover-up that brought down Nixon and his administration,” Deadline said. cast.

Deadline adds, “The series tells the true story of how (Richard) Nixon’s own political saboteurs and Watergate masterminds, E. Howard Hunt, played by Harrelson, and G. Gordon Liddy, played by Theroux, accidentally overthrow the presidency. that they were diligently trying to protect. “

The project has been in the works since 2019. There is no word yet on when the recordings will start.

In the meantime, fans of Gleeson can turn to Amazon to watch his new comedy series ‘Frank of Ireland’, which he recorded with his brother Brian.

“I hope some people will be surprised to see us in a comedy like this,” Domhnall told The Guardian.

“Part of the reason I wanted to write Frank of Ireland is that not many people ask us to do things like this. I’ve always wanted to do slapstick stuff, and this allows us to work in pratfalls and just play a total kid. “

Elsewhere, Gleeson will appear in ‘Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway’ alongside Rose Byrne and James Corden, which will hit theaters in Ireland on May 17.

* This column first appeared in the May 5 issue of Irish Voice, a sister publication of IrishCentral.

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