The Looming Tower coming to Amazon Prime Video in 2018

Amazon has recently announced that it will be bringing the highly anticipated new series, The Looming Tower, to Amazon Prime Video as an exclusive title for Australian members in early 2018.

Packed with an all-star cast, The Looming Tower stars Emmy Award Winner Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom, Dumb and Dumber) and Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award Winner Alec Baldwin (30 Rock). The 10-episode series is based on the Pulitzer Winning exposé of the same name written by Lawrence Wright.

The Looming Tower revolves around the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and terrorist group Al-Qaeda, taking a controversial look at the rivalry between the CIA and FBI, and how it may have inadvertently set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the following war in Iraq.

The Looming Tower has been adapted for television by Academy Award-nominated writer Dan Futterman (Foxcatcher, Capote) and directed by Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning Director Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and The Prison of Belief, Taxi to the Dark Side, and We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks).

The Looming Tower will launch in Australia on Amazon Prime Video in early 2018.


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Matthew Arcari

Matthew Arcari is a games and technology author at The AU Review. You can find him on Twitter at @chunkys_world and Chunky's World on YouTube.

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