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Your Government Has Failed You Trailer: The Looming Tower!

9/11 could have been stopped if the CIA and FBI hadn’t been so stubborn about not sharing the intelligence they had gathered.

Hulu’s The Looming Tower tells that story in a limited series called The Looming Tower. It premieres on February 28th.

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It Could Have Been Prevented Featurette: Hulu’s The Looming Tower!

The Looming Tower – Martin Schmidt (Peter Saarsgard), and Richard Clarke (Michael Stuhlbarg) – Photo by: JoJo Whilden/Courtesy of Hulu.

Hulu’s The Looming Tower looks at how competition and lack of co-operation between the FBI and CIA led to the successful terrorist act on 9/11 – when, if they shared intelligence, it could have been prevented.

The cast and director of The Looming Tower discuss the reality of what (didn’t) happen in a new featurette.

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Alec Baldwin To Guest Star On Hulu’s The Looming Tower!

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.

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Peter Saarsgard Joins Hulu’s The Looming Tower!

Peter Saarsgard has joined the cast of Hulu’s forthcoming original drama series The Looming Tower.

He will play Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst who always believes he’s the smartest person in the room.

Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning exposé by Lawrence Wright, The Looming Tower traces 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.

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Jeff Daniels To Star In The Looming Tower!

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.
More details are below.

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