Woody Harrelson, Justin Theroux to Star in “The White House Plumbers”

Woody Harrelson at Oxford University in 2017. Photo by REX/Shutterstock (8825554e)

Woody Harrelson and Justin Theroux have joined a new HBO limited series will revisit one of the biggest political scandals in American history.

The five-part series Watergate scandal is titled The White House Plumbers.

Based on public records and the book Integrity by Egil “Bud” Krogh and Matthew Krogh the story will follow how E. Howard Hunt (Harrelson) and G. Gordon Liddy (Theroux), “accidentally toppled the Presidency they were zealously trying to protect,” Deadline reported.

“We’re excited to bring together such a talented team to take on this fascinating look at the internal machinations that brought down the Nixon White House,” said Casey Bloys, HBO programming president. “We’re especially happy to welcome both Woody and Justin back to HBO and are looking forward to getting started.”

The show hails from Veep writers and executive producers Alex Gregory and Peter Huyck.