An ambitious anthology ‘The First Lady’which focuses on three iconic first ladies of the United States, finally debuted on Paramount+.
production was launched today, April 18thon the platform streaming.
in the plot, Viola Davis, Gillian Anderson e Michelle Pfeiffer star as Michelle Obama, Eleanor Roosevelt and Betty Ford, respectively.
Check out the dubbed trailer:
SHE IS AMONG US! 👸🏾 Viola Davis arrives with great elegance at the #ParamountPlus bringing to life none other than Michelle Obama! 🤩 Can you be more perfect? Don’t miss out, on April 18th, the exclusive Paramount Plus series, The First Lady, premieres.✨ #TheFirstLady #TheFirstLadynoPPlus pic.twitter.com/pfCdKtTCYz
— Paramount+ Brasil (@paramountplusbr) February 18, 2022
The production also stars OT Fagbenle (Barack Obama), Jayme Lawson (younger Michelle Obama) and Kristine Froseth (Younger Betty Ford).
The first season focuses on the political and personal lives of the Obamas, Fords and Roosevelts, tracing “His Journeys to Washington, Through an Enlightening Intimacy”as the official description points out.
O project will explore the backstage of the personal and political life of the first ladies of the United States: Roosevelt, Ford and Obama. The show will center on the East Wing of the White House, where several historic decisions were made.
A Lionsgate Television oversees the series alongside Showtime, which has ordered three hour-long episodes.
Aaron Cooley is responsible for the script. Davis and his partner, Julius Tennonjoin as executive producers.