Lightning Strikes Twice: Bradley Whitford And Shea Whigham In Netflix’S Electrifying ‘Death By Lightning’

## Bradley Whitford, Shea Whigham Join Cast of Netflix’s ‘Death by Lightning’

Hollywood, CA – Netflix’s highly anticipated drama series, “Death by Lightning,” has expanded its cast with the addition of acclaimed actors Bradley Whitford and Shea Whigham. They join an ensemble cast led by Matthew Macfadyen, Michael Shannon, and Nick Offerman.

Star-Studded Cast

Whitford, known for his Emmy-winning performance in “The Handmaid’s Tale,” will portray Secretary of State James Blaine. Whigham, who recently appeared in “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning,” will play the role of Senator Roscoe Conkling.

Also joining the cast in recurring roles are Paula Malcomson, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Tuppence Middleton.

Compelling True Story

“Death by Lightning” tells the extraordinary true story of James Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, and his assassin, Charles Guiteau. Shannon and Macfadyen will portray these enigmatic figures, respectively.

Executive Production Team

The series is created, written, and executive produced by Mike Makowsky, with David Benioff and D.B. Weiss also serving as executive producers.

Release Date

Netflix has not yet announced the official release date for “Death by Lightning,” but the series is expected to premiere in 2025.

Critical Acclaim

Whitford and Whigham are both highly regarded actors with extensive television and film credits. Their involvement in this project is a testament to the high caliber of talent that “Death by Lightning” has attracted.


Netflix’s “Death by Lightning” promises to be a gripping and historically accurate drama, with a cast of award-winning actors. The series is sure to captivate audiences when it premieres on Netflix in the near future.