Showtime is out with the first official trailer for a new series titled, The First Lady, about first ladies in the White House.
Directed by Oscar-winning Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier. The series stars Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford, and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt, this series delves deep into the Ladies’ personal and political lives.
A revelatory reframing of American leadership through the lens of these First Ladies. Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House’s women is no longer hidden from view.
The series also stars Kiefer Sutherland, Dakota Fanning, Aaron Eckhart, O-T Fagbenle, Ellen Burstyn, Cailee Spaeny, Rhys Wakefield, and Eliza Scanlen.
Season one focuses on Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt. The series is created by and written by Aaron Cooley. It’s executive produced by Pavlina Hatoupis.
The series streams from 17th April 2022.