Watch: Bryan Cranston as Lyndon Johnson in New 'All the Way' Trailer
"Politics is war by other means." Damn it's great to watch Bryan Cranston act! HBO has debuted this new teaser trailer for the cinematic feature version of All the Way, the play turned movie starring Bryan Cranston as Lyndon B. Johnson, who becomes the president after JFK is assassinated. The cast features Anthony Mackie as Martin Luther King, Jr., Melissa Leo as Lady Bird Johnson, Bradley Whitford as Hubert Humphrey, Stephen Root as J. Edgar Hoover and Frank Langella as Sen. Richard Russell; also starring Joe Morton, Aisha Hinds, Ethan Phillips, Mo McRae, and Toby Huss. This truly looks powerful and engaging, with Cranston giving one hell of a performance. Debuting on HBO starting this May.
Lyndon B. Johnson (Bryan Cranston) becomes the President of the United States in the chaotic aftermath of JFK's assassination and spends his first year in office to quickly pass the Civil Rights Act. All the Way is directed by filmmaker Jay Roach, of the Austin Powers trilogy, Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, Dinner for Schmucks, Recount, The Campaign, and Oscar nominated Trumbo most recently. The script is written by Robert Schenkkan, based on Schenkkan's own play also known as "All the Way". Jay Roach's feature film version of All the Way premieres on HBO on May 21st at 8pm ET/PT. Will you be watching?