Jonathan Bailey, Matt Bomer to Play Lovers in Showtime Drama

Jonathan Bailey and Matt Bomer are set to play secret lovers in a brand new interval drama, and we’re already swooning on the considered it. The good-looking actors have been solid within the Showtime limited series “Fellow Travelers,” set in Washington DC within the twentieth century and primarily based on Thomas Mallon’s novel of the identical title.

Bailey will painting Tim Laughlin, a younger Fordham College graduate who’s dedicated to his non secular beliefs, whereas Bomer will play Hawkins Fuller, a charismatic State Division official who avoids relationships till assembly Tim. “Ladies” alum Allison Williams can also be set to star as Lucy Smith, the daughter of a senator and a longtime buddies of Hawkins.

Showtime describes the eight-episode collection as “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.” Hawkins and Tim’s relationship begins simply as US Senator Joseph McCarthy and prosecutor Roy Cohn declare conflict on “subversives and sexual deviants,” and it blossoms because the characters cross paths over the course of 4 a long time — beginning within the Nineteen Fifties, at Vietnam Battle protests within the Sixties, and afterward in the course of the AIDS disaster of the ’80s.

It is clear Bailey and Bomer are ecstatic to be starring within the romantic miniseries collectively. Shortly after their casting information broke on July 11, Bomer shared a message with followers on Instagram, writing, “I have been holding this one near the vest for a minute. I couldn’t be extra excited to be sharing the expertise of Fellow Vacationers with an actor I respect and admire greater than I can say, @jbayleaf. And the sensible Allison Williams @aw ! I am so grateful that this story is of their fingers -and I can not wait to inform it alongside aspect them.” In the meantime, Bailey wrote on Instagram, “Epic story. Unbelievable crew. THRILLED to be on board,” to which Bomer commented, “So excited and grateful to be working with you on this!”

“Fellow Vacationers” begins manufacturing in Toronto later this month, although a launch date has not been specified but. Filming possible will not battle with that of “Bridgerton” season three, which can see Bailey return as Anthony Bridgerton. Bomer’s current tasks embody superhero collection “Doom Patrol,” Netflix movie “The Boys within the Band,” and crime drama collection “The Sinner.” Begin mentally making ready now for the off-the-charts chemistry Bailey and Bomer are positive to deliver to their upcoming miniseries.

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