SHOWTIME has released the first teaser for its new limited series FELLOW TRAVELERS. The eight-episode drama is created by Oscar® nominee Ron Nyswaner (Philadelphia, HOMELAND) and stars Matt Bomer (The Normal Heart, The Boys in the Band)
FELLOW TRAVELERS is a love story and political thriller, chronicling the secret romance of two very different men who meet during the McCarthy-era/Lavender Scare in Washington. Bomer plays Hawkins Fuller, who maintains a financially rewarding, behind-the scenes career in politics and avoids emotional entanglements – until he meets Tim Laughlin (Bailey), a young man brimming with idealism ,They begin a romance just as Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn declare war on “subversives and sexual deviants.’
Over the course of four decades, we follow – Hawk, Tim, and other characters as they cross paths through the Vietnam War protests of the 1960s, the drug-fueled disco hedonism of the 1970s and the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.
Watch the new teaser trailer here: