Kingsley Ben-Adir is set to play Barack Obama in #CBSTVStudios event miniseries based on James Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty.' @briandarcyjames, @stevezissis & @Shawndoyle also join the cast. More here: https://t.co/Agnb373x0K pic.twitter.com/PUjzfV8v8n— CBS TV Studios (@CBSTVStudios) November 15, 2019
Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Peaky Blinders and The OA actor Kingsley Ben-Adir has signed on to play former U.S. President Barack Obama in the CBS Studios limited series based on former FBI Director James Comey's memoir A Higher Loyalty.
Deadline.com reported Brian d'Arcy James will play former FBI Deputy Director Mark Giuliano; Steve Zissis will play former FBI general counsel Jim Baker; and Shawn Doyle will play Bill Priestap, assistant director of the FBI Counterintelligence Division.
Richard Jewell and Terminator: Dark Fate scribe Billy Ray wrote and is directing the project.
CBS has not decided which of its platforms the program will air on yet.