As the 2020 elections are near, every channel is getting political. Recently, HBO Max released the trailer of The West Wing, and fans are happy to see their favorite cast back together in their characters.
The executive producer and director Thomas Schlamme, as well as creator Aaron Sorkin along with the cast to perform a special theatrical stage presentation.
The 2020 elections are very near, so the West Wing special will try to tell the audience about the importance of voting.
They also aim to raise awareness of a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization co-chaired by Obama known as When We All Vote. The main aim of this organization is to increase the participation of voters in elections, which are held every year in America.
The video got filmed at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles. In the first look, Aaron Sorkin’s series which will feature a stage presentation of the episode Hartsfield’s Landing from season 3. Fans can expect their favorite stars to create an episode uniquely in their reunion. Check out the official clip below.
The cast from the series will mostly include Dulé Hill (Charlie Young), Rob Lowe (Sam Seaborn), Richard Schiff (Toby Ziegler), Janel Moloney (Donna Moss), Allison Janney (C.J. Cregg), Bradley Whitford (Josh Lyman), as well as Martin Sheen (President Jed Bartlet).
Apart from that, viewers will see Sterling K. Brown playing the role of Leo McGarry. John Spencer, who played the character died in 2005, so Brown will be taking over this role. Furthermore, during the act breaks Lin-Manuel Miranda, Former President Bill Clinton, as well as former First Lady Michelle Obama, will be giving commentary.
Viewers can also expect Samuel L. Jackson as well as Elisabeth Moss to make special appearances during the stage presentation. Moreover, TNT is planning to raise awareness for the special and voting.
So from October 9, every Friday, they will be releasing marathons of election-themed episodes. It will continue throughout the month until the general election in November.
The production continued their work and followed the strict rules for the safety of the cast and crew. Viewers will also see composer W.G. Snuffy Walden giving musical performances during the event. Sources reveal that the folk-rock band the Avett Brothers will perform at the end of the special, and Walden will perform the iconic West Wing theme song on guitar.
The West Wing Special will be available on HBO Max on Thursday on October 15. Stay connected with us for more details.