HBO has released an official White House Plumbers trailer for the upcoming political comedy drama series based on one of the biggest political scandals in American history.
The video shows Woody Harrelson‘s E. Howard Hunt and Justin Theroux’s G. Gordon Liddy as they plot Nixon’s presidential reelection after being hired to do what it takes to secure his win. The miniseries is scheduled to make its debut on May 1.
Check out the official White House Plumbers trailer below:
White House Plumbers is created and executive produced by Veep alums Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck, with David Mandel directing. Joining Theroux and Harrelson are Lena Headey, Judy Greer, Domhnall Gleeson, Toby Huss, Ike Barinholtz, Kathleen Turner, Kim Coates, Yul Vazquez, Alexis Valdés, Nelson Ascencio, Tony Plana, Zoe Levin, Liam James, Kiernan Shipka, Tre Ryder, David Krumholtz, F. Murray Abraham, Rich Sommer, and John Carroll Lynch.
“It tells the story of how Nixon’s own political saboteurs and Watergate masterminds, E. Howard Hunt and G. Gordon Liddy, accidentally toppled the presidency they were zealously trying to protect,” reads the logline.
Executive producers are Harrelson, Theroux, Mandel, Ruben Fleischer, Gregg Fienberg, The District’s David Bernad, and Frank Rich, along with wiip’s Paul Lee, Nne Ebong, and Mark Roybal and Crash&Salvage’s Len Amato.