Netflix has launched the trailer for their new original comedy series ‘The Politician’. It’s a race to the presidential finish line no matter it costs.

The eight-hour-long episodes of the first season were created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan. The series stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Lange, Zoey Deutch, Lucy Boynton, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Rahne Jones, Theo Germaine, David Corenswet, Bob Balaban and Benjamin Barrett.

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The series launches on the streaming service from September 27th.

The Politician Synopsis

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, secure a spot at Harvard, and stay on his singular path to success, Payton will have to outsmart his ruthless classmates without sacrificing his own morality and carefully crafted image.