Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning exposé by Lawrence Wright, The Looming Towertraces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, and takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq.
Alec Baldwin has been cast as George Tenet, the Director of Central Intelligence for the CIA.
The Looming Tower began principal photography today in New York.
Hulu announced today that Emmy Award-winning actor Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, The Martian, Steve Jobs) has been cast to star in Hulu’s original new drama series The Looming Tower.
Based on Lawrence Wright’s exposé, The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda – looking at how interdepartmental rivalry between the FBI and CIA may have played an inadvertent role in the success of the 9/11 attacks.