Peter Sarsgaard Joins The Cast Of Hulu’s The Looming Tower
A veteran of both stage and screen, Sarsgaard has traversed seamlessly between both and made his mark as a respected thespian. Although he made his film debut in 1995’s Dead Man Walking, it was his turn as the man who murders Hilary Swank‘s transgender protagonist in Boys Don’t Cry that really brought him recognition. Since then, he has appeared in projects from 2011’s Green Lantern to last year’s The Magnificent Seven and theatrical productions like The Seagull and Uncle Vanya.
The proposed series, which is based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book historical nonfiction book of the same name, details the events and interactions that made up the path to 9/11 and examines petty bickering between those in the intelligence community tasked with apprehending Osama Bin Laden and his followers may have led directly to that tragic event.
Per Comingsoon.net, the source of this story:
Peter Sarsgaard will play Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who invariably believes he’s by far the smartest person in the room. Under orders to share intelligence with John O’Neill (Daniels) and the FBI, Schmidt opts instead to horde information under the misguided notion that the CIA is the only agency equipped to battle potential terrorist threats.
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