Former Senator Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) has accepted the call to serve as Vice President of the United States. The job is nothing like she imagined and everything she was warned about. 'Veep' follows Meyer and her staff as they attempt to make their mark and leave a lasting legacy, without getting tripped up in the day-to-day political games that define Washington.
Series Fun Facts
- Anna Chlumsky didn't have to go through the audition process because she had previously worked with Armando Iannucci on In the Loop.
- Gary is from Birmingham, Alabama, which is also where Tony Hale, the actor who plays Gary, went to college (Hale attended Samford University).
- In preparation for the series, Armando Iannucci undertook extensive reading on American political history, including The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro.