Alec Baldwin set to play mayor of NYC in new series

 Alec Baldwin will play the mayor of New York City in the new Universal Television and HBO drama series, it has been revealed.

ANI| Updated: Mar 07, 2015, 20:12 PM IST
Alec Baldwin set to play mayor of NYC in new series

Washington: Alec Baldwin will play the mayor of New York City in the new Universal Television and HBO drama series, it has been revealed.

The 56-year-old actor, who is also the executive producer of the series, will play Joe Byrne, a billionaire real estate developer philanthropist, and celebrated socialite/tabloid fixture, who is unexpectedly rocketed into NYC politics when tragedy strikes the incumbent mayor and he is drafted to replace him, Deadline.com reported.

Baldwin will be joined by writer/EP Wells Tower and EP Cary Brokaw.