Gloves off, claws out. Get ready for the spiciest and most iconic election battle in NYC history. Ryan Murphy‘s The Politician season Two will be with us this week, Netflix release the new season’s Trailer. A promise of plenty of kitsch, melodrama and knives in backs.
Rich kid Paton (Ben Platt) takes a few steps closer to becoming the most powerful leader in the world. Season 2 continues on from the first season time jump in the state senator race, Payton is attempting to dethrone Senator Standish. She believes re-election should be a easy run, Payton decides if he should play the honourable Senator or play dirty and unearth a can of worms.
Politics is just like one big soap opera in reality and every time one of them opens their mouth, you can hear the Eastenders theme play right after them. Melodrama ramped up to 20…
Payton Hobart (Ben Platt) fights to unseat Dede Standish (Judith Light) in the New York State Senate race. As a long-time incumbent and greatly admired Senate Majority Leader with no-nonsense Chief of Staff, Hadassah Gold (Bette Midler) at her side, Dede’s re-election was supposed to be easy, but Payton – who sees this as the next step on his path to the Presidency – must decide what kind of politician he ultimately wants to be in order to succeed, even if that means exposing secrets, lies, and a throuple. Meanwhile, his mother, Georgina Hobart (Gwyneth Paltrow), makes a momentous decision that threatens to upstage him and everything he’s hoping to accomplish. But if Payton wants to rise above petty politics and succeed without compromising his character, he must find his voice and strengthen his political message to inspire and excite the voters. Created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan, The Politician offers a comedic and satirical glimpse into just what it takes to be a politician.
starring Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Judith Light, Bette Midler, Zoey Deutch, Julia Schlaepfer, Laura Dreyfuss, Theo Germaine and Rahne Jones.
The Politician Season 2 will be released on 19th June in the UK, Ireland and USA.