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[12/04/18 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, December 4
Updates include: Edward Burns slated for Apple's "Amazing Stories"; Jessica Lange cast in Netflix's "The Politician"; and The CW takes another stab at "Dr. Mirage" TV series.

[12/03/18 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 3
Updates include: National Geographic Channel orders "Barkskins" to series; The CW mulls "Jane the Virgin" spin-off; and Ben Mendelsohn to lead "The Outsider" at HBO.

[07/16/18 - 12:43 PM]
Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones Join Ryan Murphy's "The Politician"
Murphy will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer.

[02/13/18 - 07:05 PM]
Netflix Makes Overall Deal with Prolific Producer/Director Ryan Murphy
Ryan Murphy's new original series, "Ratched" and "The Politician," will premiere globally on Netflix.

[02/05/18 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 5
Updates include: Brandon Micheal Hall to star in "God Friended Me" at CBS; Ryan Condal, Miguel Sapochnik to bring "Conan" to Amazon; and Teyonah Parris set as lead in CBS's "Murder."







POLITICIAN, THE (NETFLIX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/5/18 - 7/16/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
two-season straight-to-series order
DESCRIPTION:
dramedy which revolves around the politician aspirations of a wealthy Santa Barbarian, and every season will revolve around a different political race his character is involved in
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Barbra Streisand
· Ben Platt
· Gwyneth Paltrow
· Laura Dreyfuss
· Lucy Boynton
· Rahne Jones
· Zoey Deutch
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barbra Streisand as PROD
· Ben Platt as PROD
· Brad Falchuk as CRTR/EP
· Gwyneth Paltrow as PROD
· Ian Brennan as CRTR/EP
· Ryan Murphy as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Fox 21 Television Studios