Political Animals Premieres, Sunday July 15 10/9c
USA Network is premiering their limited series event, Political Animals this Sunday. The show stars Sigorney Weaver (Avatar, Aliens) as Elaine Barrish Hammond, former first lady and current Secretary of State (sound like anyone we would know) trying to keep her family together while dealing with crises of the State Department and fending off Susan Berg (Carla Gugino of Californication), a DC journalist out to get her.
The cast also includes:
Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream) as Elaine’s mother, Margaret Barrish; Ciaran Hinds (Rome, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy) as Bud Hammond, ex-husband and former President; James Wolk (Shameless) as Douglas Hammond, son, good twin and Chief of Staff; Sebastian Stan (Gossip Girl) as Thomas “T.J.” Hammond, son, bad twin and openly gay former first son; Adrian Pasdar (Heroes) as Paul Garcetti, current President and former political rival.