“Gaslit”, the television series with Julia Roberts and Sean Penn

GaslettNew TV series, set in the Watergate Years, will feature high-profile actors: Julia Roberts H Sean Penn.

A show that draws inspiration from podcasts Slow burning From Slate Magazine It will be a short eight-part miniseries that tells how the scandal that brought down the President of the United States was directly experienced Richard Nixon. Filming is scheduled to begin next spring.

Gaslett He promises to be fresh on Watergate with a special focus on untold stories and the forgotten characters of that scandal. Roberts will play Martha Mitchell, the wife of Nixon’s loyal attorney general and Nixon’s best friend, John Mitchell, played by Ben.

Martha was a major character in the Watergate saga: She was actually a martyr because she decided, despite her Republican affiliation, to summon Nixon first in the scandal. A decision that disturbed her life. Her husband, Mitchell, will have to choose between Martha and the President …

Matt Ross is an illustrious director Captain FantasticHe took on the task of directing the show. Previously, actors Joel Edgerton and Armie Hammer have also joined in on the show.

Speaking of this new series, Christina Davis, Head of Original Programming at Starz, said, “We have the opportunity to tell an amazing unpublished story, highlighting Martha Mitchell’s historic role in Watergate. We are fortunate to have an exceptional cast, including Julia Roberts and Sean Penn. This is the best creative team and partner we can dream of. “

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