Gillian Anderson and Michelle Pfeiffer have joined Viola Davis to guide the solid of ‘First Women’, an anthology collection that seeks to discover the general public, political and personal lives of many of the first girls who’ve handed by way of the White Home all through American historical past.
Created and written by novelist Aaron Coole and directed by Susanne Bier (‘The Infiltrator’, ‘The Undoing’), the primary season of this hour-long co-production between Showtime and Lionsgate Tv will focus on the figures. by Eleanor Roosevelt (1933-1945), Betty Ford (1974-1977) and the aforementioned Michelle Obama (2009-2017).
As introduced in August 2019, Davis will play Michelle Obama, whereas now it has been introduced that Anderson will play Eleanor Roosevelt and Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford. Judy Greer as Nancy Howe, Aaron Eckhart as President Gerald Ford, Jayme Lawson as younger Michelle Obama, Kristine Forseth as younger Betty Ford, and Rhys Wakefield as Vice President Dick Cheney spherical out – for now – its major solid.
Davis may also govt produce alongside Julius Tennon, her husband and accomplice at JuVee Productions, Cathy Schulman of Welle Leisure, Jeff Gaspin of Gaspin Media, Brad Kaplan of LINK Leisure, Andrew Wang and the aforementioned Aaron Coole and Susanne Bier.