The Politician, new Ryan Murphy drama.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange and Bette Midler to appear in new Netflix drama.

Ryan Murphy has confirmed his new show The Politician, will premiere on Netflix on September 27.

The series follows wealthy student Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) on his journey to become president of the United States. But first Payton must embark on the political challenge of getting elected student body president of his high school.

The series also stars Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Bob Balaban, David Corenswet, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine, Rahne Jones, and Benjamin Barrett.

Bette Midler will guest star.

Co-created with collaborators Brad Falchuk & Ian Brennan, the series does not fall under Murphy’s massive Netflix deal.

Source: Variety, Hollywood Reporter

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