The First Lady will be led by Viola Davis as Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer as Betty Ford, and Gillian Anderson as Eleanor Roosevelt along with Aaron Eckhart as President Gerald Ford, O.T. Fagbenle as Barack Obama, and Kiefer Sutherland as President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The first season will be focusing on Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, and Michelle Obama.
The series will peel back the curtain on the personal and political lives of America’s most iconic First Ladies.
The First Lady is created and written by Aaron Cooley from an idea that originated with Cathy Schulman, who was inspired by Cooley’s spec script about Lady Bird Johnson.