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The Comey Rule Starring Brendan Gleeson As Donald Trump Airs In Ireland Tonight

Tara Walsh
Tara Walsh

02:55 30 Sep 2020


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The Comey Rule

The Comey Rule airs in Ireland tonight.

The two part series sees Irish actor Brendan Gleeson take on the role of Donald Trump.

While Jeff Daniels plays former FBI director James Comey.

The series is based on Comey’s memoir A Higher Loyalty.

Showtime have described it as, 'an immersive, behind-the-headlines account,' of the 2016 presidential election.

It's about how Comey and Trump's, 'strikingly different personalities, ethics and loyalties put them on a collision course.'

Watch Jeff Daniels Portray James Comey in 'The Comey Rule' Trailer ...

The reaction so far

The series premiered in America earlier this week, and Gleeson was praised online for his performance.

One Twitter user said, 'Brendan Gleeson’s portrayal of Trump in The Comey Rule is absolutely, horrifically, spot on...'

'Skin crawlingly chilling....'

Another tweeted, 'Brendan Gleeson is a damn good actor. Looks and acts exactly like Trump in The Comey Rule'

'Brendan Gleeson is simply fantastic as you know who,' wrote another. 

The two part series kicks off on Sky Atlantic tonight from 9pm.


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