Angela Bassett, Dan Stevens, Matthew Modine, Bill Camp and McKinley Belcher III have joined the cast of Netflix’s “Zero Day” six-episode limited series.
In addition, Clark Gregg, Gaby Hoffmann, and Mark Ivanir will guest star in the series that sees Robert De Niro in the first lead TV role of his career.
Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen and Connie Britton have already been cast in the project in which De Niro plays George Mullen, a popular but complicated former president who comes out of retirement to head a commission investigating a devastating cyberattack.
Bassett will play the current president, who has an allegiance to Mullen and appoints him to the commission. Stevens will play a cable news host and Mullen’s loudest critic. Modine is the speaker of the House, Camp plays the director of the CIA and Belcher will play the commission’s lead investigator.
Gregg will play a corporate raider, Hoffmann a Silicon Valley billionaire, Ivanir an intelligence operative. Lesli Linka Glatter will direct all six episodes.
The project hails from creators Eric Newman (“Narcos,” “The Watcher”), Noah Oppenheim (“Jackie”) and Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter Michael S. Schmidt. All three along with Glatter, De Niro and Jonathan Glickman executive produce.
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