Political Animals Has Its President

Actor Adrian Pasdar of the television show "The Lying Game" speaks during the Disney ABC Television Group portion of the 2011 Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

Adrian Pasdar will play the president on USA's upcoming Political Animals miniseries, which premieres July 15. He'll play the kinda-sorta Obama to Sigourney Weaver's kinda-sorta Hillary Clinton, and his character is described in the script as "part Clooney, part Sinatra ... too good-looking to be that smart and too smart to be that good looking." Sold.