The Plot Against America Series Information:
Limited series THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA debuts MONDAY, MARCH 16 (9:00–10:00 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO.
Based on the acclaimed Philip Roth novel of the same name, this six-part limited series imagines an alternate American history, told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey as they watch the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO, HBO On Demand and partners’ streaming platforms.
The cast includes Winona Ryder (HBO’s “Show Me a Hero”), Zoe Kazan (HBO’s “The Deuce”), Morgan Spector (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” and the upcoming “The Gilded Age”), Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis and John Turturro (HBO’s “The Night Of”).
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA is based on the novel by Philip Roth and created by David Simon and Ed Burns; executive produced by Simon, Burns, Nina K. Noble, Joe Roth, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Susan Goldberg and Jeff Kirschenbaum; co-executive produced by Philip Roth and Dennis Stratton.
The Plot Against America is set in an alternate American history and centers on a Jewish family in New Jersey who watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator hero and xenophobic populist who becomes president, defeating Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1940, and turns the country toward fascism.
Genre: Limited Series
Cast: Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, Morgan Spector, Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis, John Turturro
Creators: David Simon and Ed Burns both serve as writers and executive producers on the series, as well as Joe Roth, Nina Noble, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Susan Goldberg and Jeff Kirschenbaum
Co-Executive Producers: Dennis Stratton, Philip Roth