Streaming: Robert De Niro is filming a mini-series with Angela Bassett

US actor Robert De Niro (80, "The Irishman") has received celebrity support for his first TV series.

Streaming: Robert De Niro is filming a mini-series with Angela Bassett

US actor Robert De Niro (80, "The Irishman") has received celebrity support for his first TV series. In addition to the two-time Oscar winner ("Like a Raging Bull", "The Godfather II"), the series "Zero Day" also stars Angela Bassett (65, "Tina - What's Love Got To Do With It?") and Dan Stevens (41, “I am your person”) also plays. Streaming service Netflix also announced Matthew Modine, Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Plemons, Joan Allen and Connie Britton as co-stars.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, filming for the political thriller series about threatening conspiracy theories has started in New York. De Niro plays a former US president who now heads a committee tasked with investigating a cyberattack. Bassett is on board as the incumbent US President, Stevens plays a TV presenter.

De Niro has only appeared in a few TV productions so far, including the 2017 TV film “The Wizard of Lies” in the role of billionaire fraudster Bernie Madoff. His appearance in "Zero Day" is his first series role. The actor is also involved as an executive producer.

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