HBO premieres BREXIT, a provocative feature-length drama that goes behind the scenes of the Brexit referendum – an event that in the summer of 2016 sent political tremors around the world. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, the film debuts February 4 at 9PM AST* exclusively on HBO and HBO GO.
Cumberbatch portrays Dominic Cummings, the British political advisor and strategist who served as the Campaign Director of Vote Leave campaign, the movement in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, or brexit as it now known as. Rory Kinnear plays Craig Oliver, Prime Minister David Cameron’s director of communications and head of the Remain campaign.
Directed by Toby Haynes, BREXIT is written by James Graham, who also serves as executive producer alongside Juliette Howell and Tessa Ross. Lynn Horsford is the producer.