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The Politician reverses “the political aspirations of Payton Hobart, a rich boy from Santa Barbara, and each spring, the character will engage in a complex political situation.”



  • Ben Platt as Payton Hobart
  • Zoey Deutch as Infinity Jackson
  • Lucy Boynton as Astrid Sloan
  • Bob Balaban as Keaton Hobart
  • David Corenswet as River Barkley
  • Julia Schlaepfer as Alice Charles
  • Laura Dreyfuss as McAfee
  • Theo Germaine as James
  • Rahne Jones as Skye Leighton
  • Benjamin Barrett as Ricardo
  • Jessica Lange as Dusty Jackson
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Georgina Hobar


  • Ryan J. Haddad as Andrew Cashman
  • Trevor Mahlon Eason as Martin Hobart
  • Trey Eason as Luther Hobart
  • Martina Navrátilová as Brigitte
  • Dylan McDermott as Theo Klein
  • January Jones as Lizbeth Klei


  • Rick Holmes as Cooper
  • B.K. Cannon
  • Eric Nenninger
  • Russell Posner as Elliot Beachman
  • Terry Sweeney as Buddy Broidy
  • Judith Light as Dede Standish
  • Sam Jaeger as Tino
  • Joe Morton as Marcus
  • Teddy Sears as William
  • Jackie Hoffman
  • Bette Midler as Hadassah Gold

On February 5, 2018, it was specified that Netflix had actually gotten the production of 2 periods straight for one collection. The order followed a bidding process battle in between Hulu as well as Amazon. The collection was produced by Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan as well as Ryan Murphy, that will certainly create together with Ben Platt. Production companies associated with the program will certainly consist of Fox 21 Television Studios as well as Ryan Murphy Productions.

On with the collection' preliminary news, it was validated that Ben Platt would certainly be acting in the collection which Barbra Streisand as well as Gwyneth Paltrow remained in speak with sign up with as lead characters in the collection. On July 16, 2018, it was revealed that Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, as well as Rahne Jones had actually been cast in the lead functions. On October 11, 2018, Dylan McDermott was reported to have actually signed up with the actors.

On November 4, 2018, Streisand disclosed in a meeting with The New Yorker that she had actually selected to decrease the collection to deal with her cd Walls which Jessica Lange had actually been cast for the duty designated to her. 2018, McDermott revealed in a meeting with Sirius XM that January Jones had actually been selected to offer his other half in the collection. In March 2019, it was specified that Bette Midler as well as Judith Light would certainly be the visitor celebrities in the collection.

Filming for the initial period took house at Fullerton Union High School in Orange County, California, as well as Los Angeles, California.

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