The report notes that the former First Lady will appear as herself in the series, although it’s unclear when or how she will be involved in the show. Black-ish’s eighth season will be its final one and will mark the end of an incredibly successful run for the series that stars Anthony Anderson, Trace Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Marcus Scribner, Miles Brown, and many more.
Michelle Obama will make an appearance on ABC’s Black-ish when the comedy returns for its eighth season next year, according to a recent report from Deadline.
Created and executive produced by Kenya Barris, black-ish stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Peter Mackenzie as Mr. Stevens, Deon Cole as Charlie Telphy and Jeff Meacham as Josh.
Since its debut, the series continues to garner critical acclaim and has also received numerous nods from award-giving bodies including a Peabody Award in 2015, 19 Emmy nominations, and 5 Golden Globe nominations with Tracee Ellis Ross winning a Golden Globe for Best Actress. Black-ish is produced by ABC Signature.