The White House Plumbers trailer: Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux sabotage a presidency in HBO’s new limited series

Insider information can be invaluable to individuals looking to get ahead. In HBO’s White House Plumbers trailer, two political fixers stumble across a plot that could bring down the person who hired them. The five-episode limited series hails from the producers of Veep and Succession and debuts on HBO Max in March 2023.

In the White House Plumbers trailer, Richard Nixon’s own plotical saboteurs and Watergate masterminds, E. Howard Hunt (Woody Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Justin Theroux) accidentally topple a presidency they were fiercely trying to protect. The plot involves various colorful characters, buried political secrets coming into the light, and deception turning the tables on an already questionable investigation.

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As you can see from the White House Plumbers trailer, the limited series is brimming with stars. Joining Harrelson and Theroux for the comedic drama about political upheaval are Lena Headey (Dorothy Hunt), Judy Greer (Fran Liddy), Domhnall Gleeson (John Dean), Toby Huss (James McCord), Ike Barinholtz (Jeb Magruder), Kathleen Turner (Dita Beard), Kim Coates (Frank Sturgis), Yul Vazquez (Bernard “Macho” Barker), Alexis Valdés (Felipe De Diego), Nelson Ascencio (Virgilio “Villo” Gonzalez), Tony Plana (Eugenio “Muscolito” Martinez), Zoe Levin (Lisa Hunt), Liam James (Saint John Hunt), Kiernan Shipka (Kevan Hunt), Tre Ryder (David Hunt), David Krumholtz (William O. Bittman), F. Murray Abraham (Judge Sirica), Rich Sommer (Egil “Bud” Krogh), and John Carroll Lynch (John Mitchell).

Created and written by Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck and directed by David Mandel, White House Plumbers is based partly on public records and the book Integrity by Egil “Bud” Krogh and Matthew Krogh. In addition to their starring roles, Harrelson and Theroux executive produce with Gregory, Huyck, and Mandel. Ruben Fleischer and David Bernad executive produce through The District; and Rich. Meanwhile, Paul Lee, Nne Ebong, and Mark Roybal, executive produce for Wiip, and Len Amato via Crash&Salvage.

There’s nothing funny about politicians pulling tricks on people they’ve sworn to govern and protect. Still, HBO’s White House Plumbers trailer makes Hunt and Liddy’s investigation look like a laugh-a-minute as the plot thickens and threads of leadership unravel. I’m looking forward to watching this series when it drops in March 2023. How about you?

Source: HBO Max

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Born and raised in New York, then immigrated to Canada, Steve Seigh has been a editor, columnist, and critic since 2012. He started with Ink & Pixel, a column celebrating the magic and evolution of animation, before launching the companion YouTube series Animation Movies Revisited. He's also the host of the Talking Comics Podcast, a personality-driven audio show focusing on comic books, film, music, and more. You'll rarely catch him without headphones on his head and pancakes on his breath.