Inside ‘The Comey Rule,’ the TV Miniseries About Trump and the Chaos of the 2016 Election

“This is going to piss off a lot of people on the left and the right,” actor Michael Kelly tells TheWrap

Billy Ray is already bracing to get called out by Donald Trump over his portrayal of the president in “The Comey Rule.” In fact, he pretty much welcomes the incoming fury from the media-addicted commander-in-chief.

“If it’s a slow news day, I’ll probably get a mean nickname. And the IRS will probably audit me. And I think it’s likely that my mail will stop delivering,” Ray, who wrote and directed the two-part Showtime miniseries that premieres on Sunday, told TheWrap. “I can’t imagine him doing something better for this series than tearing into me. So I look forward to it.”

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Tim Baysinger

Tim Baysinger

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