HBO is set for production as it cast it lead on movie project ‘The Plot Against America’. Winona Ryder, Morgan Spector, Anthony Boyle, Azhy Robertson, Caleb Malis and John Turturro are all casted in this series which hails from Annapurna Pictures and Joe Roth.
The movie is written and executively produced by longtime collaborators David Simon and Ed Burns.
The movie ‘The Plot Against America’ imagines an alternate American history told through the eyes of a working-class Jewish family in New Jersey, as they watch the political rise of Charles Lindbergh, an aviator-hero and xenophobic populist, who becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism.
Ryder portrays the role of Evely Finkel, the older sister to Bess.
Kazan is Elizabeth ‘Bess’ Levin, an insightful mother and homemaker.
Spector plays Herman Levin, the proud and opinionated father.
Boyle is Alvin Levin, an angry and intelligent orphaned nephew to Herman.
Robertson portrays Philip Levin, the youngest of the Levin family.
Malis is Sandy Levin, the Levin’s artistic teenage son.
Turturro portrays Rabbi Lionel Bengelsdordf, a conservative rabbi and a transplant from Charleston.