“The Looming Tower” Trailer Follows the Events that Led to 9/11 (Video)



Hulu has released the latest trailer for their upcoming series , based on the book of the same name by Lawrence Wright. The story follows the rise of Al-Qaeda and the events that led to 9/11.  The series also follows disputes between the FBI and the CIA,

Jeff Daniels, Alec Baldwin and Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tahar Rahim, and Bill Camp star. The Looming Tower premieres on Hulu February 28, watch the trailer below.


Here is the official synopsis for The Looming Tower:

Based on the Pulitzer-Prize winning book, The Looming Tower traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the late 1990s and how the rivalry between the FBI and CIA during that time may have inadvertently set the path for the tragedy of 9/11. The series follows members of the I-49 Squad in New York and Alec Station in Washington, D.C., the counter-terrorism divisions of the FBI and CIA, respectively, as they the world fighting for ownership of information while seemingly working toward the same goal – trying to prevent an imminent attack on U.S. soil.

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