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Trailer for The Politician Brings Dark Comedy to the Treacherous World of High School Politics

We’ve got a fun little trailer for you to check out from the Netflix series The Politician. The show has an amazing cast that includes Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect), Lucy Boynton, Zoey Deutch, Jessica Lange, Dylan McDermott, Bette Midler, Gwyneth Paltrow, January Jones, and Judith Light.

The series was created by Ryan Murphy, who will direct an episode, as will Helen Hunt, who we know from acting in Mad About You and Twister, as well as her recent directing gigs on episodes of This is Us, Splitting Up Together, and American Housewife. The synopsis for the series is as follows:

Payton Hobart (Ben Platt), a wealthy student from Santa Barbara, California, has known since age seven that he’s going to be 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 Body President,

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