Patrick J. Adams to Star as John Glenn in National Geographic’s ‘The Right Stuff’

SUITS -- Suits/Entertainment Weekly Season 6 Premiere Screening -- Pictured: Patrick J. Adams -- (Photo by: Dave Kotinsky/USA Network)


Deadline reported, ‘Suits’ alum Patrick J. Adams has been cast as the lead of National Geographic’s scripted series ‘The Right Stuff.’

Based from the best-selling novel of the same name by Tom Wolfe, Adams will play Maj. John Glenn. He was an American astronaut. 

Glenn is a revered test pilot and committed family man with unwavering principles. He is the only astronaut to have experienced fame before Project Mercury, and he immediately locks horns with Alan Shepard in an unrelenting fight to be the first man in space.