Jonathan Bailey is leaping from the Regency period to an American love story.
The sequence, primarily based on the novel by Thomas Mellon, is “an epic love story and political thriller, chronicling the risky romance of two very completely different males who meet within the shadow of McCarthy-era Washington,” in accordance with the community. “Good-looking and charismatic Hawkins Fuller (Bomer) avoids emotional entanglements—till he meets Tim Laughlin (Bailey), a younger man brimming with idealism and spiritual religion.”
The eight-episode sequence additionally co-stars Allison Williams as Lucy Smith, the daughter of a senator who has recognized Fuller since they had been youngsters.
Fuller and Laughlin “start a romance simply as Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn declare battle on ‘subversives and sexual deviants,’ initiating one of many darkest intervals in Twentieth-century American historical past,” in accordance with Showtime. “Over the course of 4 a long time, Hawk and Tim cross paths by means of the Vietnam Conflict protests of the Nineteen Sixties, the drug-fueled disco hedonism of the Nineteen Seventies and the AIDS disaster of the Nineteen Eighties, whereas going through obstacles on the earth and in themselves.”