Showtime se 'First Lady' tik Michelle Pfeiffer om as Betty Ford te speel

Showtime se 'First Lady' tik Michelle Pfeiffer om as Betty Ford te speel

Showtime has tapped Michelle Pfeiffer to star as Betty Ford in its upcoming anthology series, “The First Lady.”

Pfeiffer joins the previously announced Viola Davis (speel Michelle Obama) for the show, which focuses on the pair, along with Eleanor Roosevelt, en “the roles they played in shaping impactful and sometimes world-changing decisions during their time in the White House,” Volgens Die Hollywood-verslaggewer.

The part of Roosevelt has not yet been announced.

Emmy award-winning director, Susanne Bier — “Die ongedaan maak” en “The Night Manager” — is signed on to helm all of the episodes as well as executive produce.

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Michelle Pfeiffer and Susanne Bier have joined the brilliant and incomparable Viola Davis to bring the remarkable stories of these women into urgent, engrossing and long overdue focus,” Amy Israel, Showtime’s Executive VP of Scripted Programming, told the outlet in a statement.

Israel continued: “Michelle brings authenticity, vulnerability and complexity to all her roles, and Susanne is a visionary director who commands the screen with fierce honesty and a singular visual style. With these formidable artists in front of and behind the camera, we couldn’t be more thrilled — especially at this unique moment in time for our nation — about the powerful promise of The First Lady.

Showtime has tapped Michelle Pfeiffer to star as Betty Ford in its upcoming anthology series, 'The First Lady.' Pfeiffer joins the previously announced Viola Davis, who is playing Michelle Obama, on the show.

Showtime has tapped Michelle Pfeiffer to star as Betty Ford in its upcoming anthology series, ‘The First Lady.Pfeiffer joins the previously announced Viola Davis, who is playing Michelle Obama, on the show. (Getty Images)

According to Pfeiffer’s IMDb, “The First Ladywill be her first regular TV series sinceDelta House” en “B.A.D. Catsat the start of her career. She most recently appeared in films like “Franse uitgang” en “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.

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No release date has been announced for the show.

Ford, the wife of former President Gerald Ford, oorlede in 2011 op die ouderdom van 93.

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