Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen & Connie Britton Join Robert De Niro in "Zero Day"
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Emmy Award Nominee Lizzy Caplan, Academy Award Nominee Jesse Plemons, Three Time Academy Award Nominee Joan Allen and Five Time Emmy Award Nominee Connie Britton Join Previously Announced Academy Award Winner Robert De Niro in the Limited Series ZERO DAY
Additional Cast to Be Announced; From Creators / Executive Producers Eric Newman and Noah Oppenheim ; Directed and Executive Produced by Lesli Linka Glatter
• Lizzy Caplan (Fleishman Is in Trouble and Fatal Attraction), Jesse Plemons (Power of The Dog, Fargo), Joan Allen (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Contender) and Connie Britton (White Lotus, Friday Night Lights) have been cast as principal performers in Netflix's conspiracy thriller ZERO DAY
• Lizzy Caplan as Alexandra Mullen: A young Congresswoman who has sought to distance herself from her father's political legacy.
• Jesse Plemons as Roger Carlson: Former Mullen "body man" seeking a return to the national stage alongside Mullen.
• Joan Allen as Sheila Mullen: Former First Lady and nominee to the federal bench whose professional ambitions take a backseat to her husband's political career.
• Connie Britton as Valerie Whitesell: A savvy, intelligent political operative who was Mullen's former Chief of Staff.
• Robert De Niro leads the cast as George Mullen: A massively popular, but complicated, former American President who is pulled from retirement to head a commission tasked with investigating a devastating global cyber-attack.
• Netflix previously announced the new limited series Zero Day, a conspiracy thriller from Creator / Executive Producer Eric Newman under his Grand Electric Productions deal with Netflix, and Creator / Executive Producer Noah Oppenheim.
• Star / Executive Producer: Robert De Niro stars and executive produces in his first TV series.
• Logline: Zero Day asks the question on everyone's mind -- how do we find truth in a world in crisis, one seemingly being torn apart by forces outside our control? And in an era rife with conspiracy theory and subterfuge, how much of those forces are products of our own doing, perhaps even of our own imagining?
• Format / Episodes: Drama; 6 episode limited series
• Creators / Writers / Executive Producers: Eric Newman for Grand Electric (The Watcher, Narcos, Narcos: Mexico) and Noah Oppenheim (Jackie, The Thing About Pam, The Maze Runner)
• Creator / Executive Producer: Pulitzer Prize winner Michael S. Schmidt
• Executive Producer: Jonathan Glickman under his production company, Panoramic Media (Wednesday, Creed 3)
• Director / Executive Producer: Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland, Mad Men and Love & Death) will direct all episodes
Source Netflix, Inc.
April 24, 2023 12:35pm ET by Netflix, Inc.