.@BenSPLATT explains to @hodakotb why he took on a role in Ryan Murphy's new series @the_Politician. He also talks about working with @GwynethPaltrow, who plays his mother! pic.twitter.com/wHE0n97iyX— TODAY (@TODAYshow) September 25, 2019
"The liberal, very social, somewhat utopian world that he portrays is something that I'm really proud to be a part of," Platt said.
"A world where the queerness of the characters and the gender of the characters is just sort of part of the tapestry and it's kind of an assumed reality and doesn't need to be a focus of plot," he continued.
The Politician, which arrives on Netflix on Friday, follows Platt as aspiring politician Payton Hobart. The series is planned to last five seasons with each season following Payton campaigning in a different election, from student body to U.S. president.
"It's wild," Platt said about the star-studded cast.