Mini-Series About James Comey Finds Their Barack Obama

Contributed by Rebecca Johnson

British actor Ben-Adir Kingsley has snagged the role of former commander-in-chief Barack Obama in CBS Television Studios miniseries based on former FBI Director James Comeys memoir, A Higher Loyalty, according to Deadline.

“I feel humbled by the wealth of talent in this cast,” Ray said of the project in The Grio. “And I’m touched that so many great actors want to be a part of this story.”

Kingsley has appeared in World War Z in 2013, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword in 2017, and Trespass Against Us in 2016.

Comey’s book covers his time as FBI director from 2013-2017, his role in the 2016 election and his relationship with Donald Trump, who fired him in 2017, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

According to Deadline, the rest of the cast includes Jeff Daniels leading as Comey, Brendan Gleeson as President Donald Trump, Brian d’Arcy James as Mark Giuliano and Steve Zissis as Jim Baker.