Showtime has been developing a new anthology series for some time, which will tell about the lives of first ladies in the USA and its impact on politics. Actress Michelle Pfeiffer has just joined the cast.
We heard about ordering this series over a year ago, but during this time it appears the project has stalled. Now only new and interesting news comes to us. Actress Michelle Pfeiffer will play one of the first ladies, Betty Ford. Ford is the wife of the 38th President of the United States, Gerald Ford. She was very active in social policy, commented on every hot issue of her time, fights for equality between women and men and interferes with the topic of addiction, because one of them has gone through herself. She also established an addiction clinic.
Season 1 will focus, in addition to the Ford character, on two other American women – Eleanor Roosevelt and Michelle Obama. Viola Davis will play Barack Obama’s wife. It is not yet known who will play Eleanor. The series was written by Aaron Cooley, and Susan Bear is directing and producing.
Action series the first ladyWhose name was originally First ladies, Will be held mainly in the East Wing of the White House, where the world’s most important decisions are often made in secret. Often times, the first ladies, who were distinguished by charisma, dynamism and courage, had a big role in their making.
The release date for this production is not yet known.
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