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Watch: Sigourney Weaver's 'Political Animals'

by David Weiner 10:37 AM PDT, June 21, 2012
Playing Watch: Sigourney Weaver's 'Political Animals'

Sigourney Weaver plays a former first lady and current Secretary of State navigating the shark-filled waters of D.C. in the six-part USA drama Political Animals, and we've got a trio of clips from the compelling new show premiering July 15…

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Echoing the political path of Hillary Clinton, the six-part limited series event pulls back the curtain on the polished facade of a former first family as they navigate the complex world of political and personal ambition.

As Elaine Barrish Hammond, Sigourney must deal with crises of the State Department while fielding a a vulnerable family on the verge of falling apart, all the while fending off a hungry DC journalist (Carla Gugino) who is bent on destroying her career.

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Political Animals also stars Ellen Burstyn, Ciarán Hinds, James Wolk, Sebastian Stan and Brittany Ishibashi.

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