Watch: Brendan Gleeson transforms into Donald Trump for new series

Brendan Gleeson has stepped into a role many doubt he thought he would play. Transforming into current US President, Donald Trump, a trailer for the brand new mini-series ‘The Comedy Rule’ has landed.

Brendan looks unrecognisable as the plays alongside former FBI boss James Comey, played by actor Jeff Daniels.

The mini-series will be streamed in two parts, with the idea for the storyline being based on James Comey’s memoir A Higher Loyalty.

Alongside Brendan starring as Donald, the cast includes Ben-Adir stars as President Barack Obama, Holly Hunter as former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates and Jennifer Ehle as Patrice Comey.

The series will air in the United States on Showtime, on September 27th and will launch on Irish screens a few days later, September 30th, on Sky Atlantic and streaming service NOW TV

Take a look at Brendan in action in the trailer, which was released this week.




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