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Fans react to first glimpse of Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump

The Irish actor will play the US President in The Comey Rule

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Fans have reacted to the first glimpse of Brendan Gleeson as Donald Trump.

US TV network Showtime has released an image of the 65-year-old as the US President in their upcoming miniseries, The Comey Rule.

The two-part series is based on the former FBI Director James Comey’s bestselling book A Higher Loyalty – and it follows the US presidential elections.

According to Variety, the first part of the series will focus on the Russian investigation and the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, while the second part will detail the relationship between the President and the former FBI Director, who is played by Jeff Daniels.

Since Showtime released the still of Brendan as Donald Trump, fans of the Irish actor can’t get over how similar he looks to the President of the United States.

One Twitter user tweeted: “First pic of Brendan Gleeson playing Trump in a new Showtime miniseries about the clash with James Comey. Nailed it ????.”

“So the promo shots of Brendan Gleeson playing Trump are scary good,” another penned.

Twitter users also praised the hair and make-up team for doing such an incredible job on Brendan.

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