Showtime Orders ‘First Ladies’ to Series With Viola Davis as Michelle Obama

Showtime Orders ‘First Ladies’ to Series with Viola Davis as Michelle Obama Actress Viola Davis is moving into the White House! In the upcoming Showtime series First Ladies, Davis will play former first lady Michelle Obama! First Ladies will put us in the shoes of some of the most awesome first ladies such as Michelle Obama, Betty Ford, and Eleanor Roosevelt. Showtime’s President says, Throughout our history, presidents’ spouses have wielded remarkable influence, not only on the nation’s leaders but on the country itself. First Ladies fits perfectly within the Showtime wheelhouse of drama and politics, revealing how much personal relationships impact both domestic and global events. Having Viola Davis play Michelle Obama is a dream come true, and we couldn’t be luckier to have her extraordinary talent to help launch this series. Are you excited about the upcoming series First Ladies? Who else would you like to see cast in the series?

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