Viola Davis as Michelle Obama in The First Lady on Showtime

Showtime has released the official trailer for “The First Lady.” 

The 10-episode anthology series delves deep into the ladies’ personal and political lives. 

Exploring everything from their journeys to Washington, family life, and world-changing political contributions, the impact of the White House’s women is no longer hidden from view.

Viola Davis stars as our forever FLOTUS Michelle Obama, Michelle Pfeiffer stars as Betty Ford, and Gillian Anderson portrays Eleanor Roosevelt. 

The cast also includes O-T Fagbenle as Barack Obama and Lexi Underwood and Saniyya Sidney as daughters, Malia and Sasha Obama.

Aaron Eckhart plays Gerald Ford. Younger versions of Betty and Gerald will be played by Kristine Froseth and Jake Picking. 

Dakota Fanning plays their daughter, Susan Ford.

Kiefer Sutherland will play Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Christopher Plummer will portray the older version. 

Ellen Burstyn plays the president’s mother Sara Delano Roosevelt, Caillee Spaeny plays his daughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt and Jeremy Bobb plays former president Theodore Roosevelt.

The First Lady,” created by Aaron Cooley, is slated to premiere on Sunday, April 17 on Showtime.

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