Nominated last week for two Primetime Emmy Awards for his portrayal of President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live,” Baldwin will play Col. Nathan Jessep, the character protrayed by Jack Nicholson in the 1992 feature film adapted from Aaron Sorkin’s play.
Baldwin will also join Craig Zadan and Neil Meron as executive producers of “A Few Good Men.”
“Alec Baldwin is the gift that keeps on giving at NBC, and we’re excited to have him starring in Aaron Sorkin’s towering work as we expand our live theater imprint beyond musicals,” said Robert Greenblatt, Chairman, NBC Entertainment. “No stranger to live television, Alec is the most multi-faceted actor in the world and his range is incomparable. He will put his own inimitable stamp on the role of Col. Jessep in a play that is still as surprising and relevant as ever, from