Weapons of Mass Distraction

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  • R
Two media mega-moguls have started a no-holds-barred battle for supremacy. Their ammunition: blackmail, bribery, sexual manipulation, and scandalous revelation. Great, sly script from 'M.A.S.H.' creator, Larry Gelbart.

Two media mega-moguls have started a no-holds-barred battle for supremacy. Their ammunition: blackmail, bribery, sexual manipulation, and scandalous revelation. Great, sly script from 'M.A.S.H.' creator, Larry Gelbart.

Original Release

05/17/1997

US Release

05/17/1997

Cast

Ben Kingsley Julian Messenger
Gabriel Byrne Lionel Powers
Jeffrey Tambor Alan Blanchard
Mimi Rogers Ariel Powers (aka Alexi)
Paul Mazursky Dr. Jonathon Cummings
Illeana Douglas Rita Pascoe
Chris Mulkey Jerry Pascoe
R. Lee Ermey Billy Paxton
Caroline Aaron Robin Zimmer
Jason Lee Phillip Messenger
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Stephen Surjik

Writers

Larry Gelbart

Cast

Ben Kingsley Julian Messenger
Gabriel Byrne Lionel Powers
Jeffrey Tambor Alan Blanchard
Mimi Rogers Ariel Powers (aka Alexi)
Paul Mazursky Dr. Jonathon Cummings
Illeana Douglas Rita Pascoe
Chris Mulkey Jerry Pascoe
R. Lee Ermey Billy Paxton
Caroline Aaron Robin Zimmer
Jason Lee Phillip Messenger
Christina Pickles Mrs. Frieda Messinger
Tom Wright Marvel Sears
Randall Arney Sen. Quentin Sayles
Ben Bode Peter Messenger
L. Scott Caldwell Sen. Condon
Patrick Fabian Brandon Joyner
Alex Kingston Verity Graham
Jordan Ladd Letitia
Heidi Mark Cricket Paige
Adam Tomei Tony Powers

Producers

Larry Gelbart Executive Producer
Sean Ryerson Producer

Editors

Zach Staenberg

1997 Emmy Outstanding Art Direction for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Miniseries or a Special Nominated
1997 Emmy Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries or a Special Nominated
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