The Politician: Netflix nabs Ryan Murphy's new series

Barbra Streisand is reportedly in negotiations to costar with Ben Platt in a new Netflix comedy series

Platt, who won a Tony past year for his role in Dear Evan Hansen, would play the lead character and each season would be a different political race he's involved in. Tony-winning Dear Evan Hanson and Pitch Perfect star Ben Platt is the lead on the show, while Oscar winners Barbra Streisand and Gwyneth Paltrow are in negotiations to co-star.

Paltrow is now engaged to Murphy's frequent collaborator (and The Politician co-creator) Brad Falchuk, so her involvement isn't all that surprising.

"Believed to be the biggest TV package sale of the year" according to Deadline, Netflix won a week-long streaming bidding war in order to land creator and producer Ryan Murphy's new hourlong comedy series, The Politician.

According to reports, the series is also said to have numerous musical numbers. There are no suggestions yet as to the roles that Streisand or Paltrow may be filling.

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Details are being kept under wraps but the plot will focus on Platt, who plays an affluent politician. Production will likely begin in late summer 2018.

Of course, this won't be Paltrow's first time joining the Murphy circus.

As is his tradition, Murphy will direct the pilot episode of The Politician with Streisand expected to go behind the camera for a few episodes, as well. This marks Murphy and Falchuk's second show at Netflix and joins One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest prequel Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson. Murphy's most recent collaboration with Falchuck is Fox's new hit drama series, 911, and is the fourth series the pair will have co-created.

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