Star-Studded ‘The First Lady’ Trailer Gives Our First Look At Viola Davis As Michelle Obama – Video

The first glimpse at some of Hollywood’s top actresses as trailblazing First Ladies and how they altered the job was released Thursday in the star-studded teaser for Showtime’s “The First Lady.”

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The narrative follows three famous First Ladies — Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, and Michelle Obama — as they navigate unknown territory in the White House throughout their various times.

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“The world will always condemn us,” Viola Davis, who plays Michelle Obama, says in a voiceover, emphasizing the difficulties of being thrown into the global limelight.

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“They can toss me out, but they can’t make me into someone I’m not,” Betty Ford, played by Michelle Pfeiffer, says in the film.

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Eleanor Roosevelt is played by Gillian Anderson, Barack Obama is played by O-T Fagbenle, Franklin D. Roosevelt is played by Kiefer Sutherland, and Gerald Ford is played by Aaron Eckhard. In one scene, Anderson as Roosevelt tells her husband, “You are the spouse of a lady who has a life and thought of her own.”

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The trailer has been released which people can watch at YouTube.

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