The Politician the latest from Ryan Murphy and Netflix is a dark comedy that takes you into the life of Payton Hobart ( Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California who’s known since age seven that he’s going to the President of the United States.
But first, he’ll have to navigate the most treacherous political landscape of all, Saint Sebastian High School. To get elected Student President, secure a spot at Harvard and stay on his path to success but Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates and all without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted presidential image.
An enthralling comedy full of sly satire and an amazing cast including Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones, Theo Germaine, David Corenswet, Bob Balaban and Benjamin Barrett
The first season consists of eight hour-long episodes a binge-worthy experience which will be released on Netflix September 27.