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The Looming Tower

Now it Begins... (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV-MA
TV Episode | 50 min | Drama, History

Chief of the FBI's counterterrorism unit, John O'Neill, invites rookie Muslim-American agent, Ali Soufan, onto his squad. Fighting to get information from the CIA, they soon realize their work is just beginning as US embassies are bombed.
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Dan Futterman (created by) (teleplay by) (story by) | Alex Gibney (created by) (story by) | Lawrence Wright (created by) (story by) (based on the book "The Looming Tower" by) | Ali Selim (story editor) | Shannon Houston (staff writer)
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Updated Feb 13, 2018

Release date
Feb 28, 2018 (United States)

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Jeff Daniels
John O'Neill John O'Neill   See fewer
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Tahar Rahim
Ali Soufan Ali Soufan   See fewer
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Wrenn Schmidt
Diane Marsh Diane Marsh   See fewer
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Bill Camp
Robert Chesney Robert Chesney   See fewer
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Vince Stuart Vince Stuart   See fewer
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Khallad Khallad   See fewer
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7.9 / 10 | 480 votes