Four More Join HBO’s LBJ Film “All the Way”

Aisha Hinds (“Under The Dome”), Spencer Garrett (“Blood And Oil”), Todd Weeks (“The Maiden Heist”) and Mo McRae (“Wild”) have been cast opposite Bryan Cranston in HBO’s film adaptation of the Tony-winning Robert Schenkkan play “All The Way”.

Jay Roach helms and Steven Spielberg executive produces the film which covers Lyndon Baines Johnson (Cranston) from the moment of the assassination of John F. Kennedy and through a turbulent first year as U.S. President that included leveraging his power to pass Civil Rights legislation in Congress up to his landslide re-election victory in 1964.

Hinds will play Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party leader Fannie Lou Hamer, Garrett is labor union leader Walter Reuther, Weeks is Johnson’s longtime aide Walter Jenkins, and McRae is civil rights activist Stokely Carmichael.

Melissa Leo, Anthony Mackie and Bradley Whitford also star and filming begins next month.

Source: Deadline