Michelle Pfeiffer To Star As Betty Ford In ‘The First Lady’, Susanne Bier To Direct Showtime Anthology Series From Lionsgate

Michelle Pfeiffer To Star As Betty Ford In ‘The First Lady’, Susanne Bier To Direct Showtime Anthology Series From Lionsgate
Oscar and Emmy nominee Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit) will portray Betty Ford in The First Lady, Showtime’s anthology, executive produced by Viola Davis who stars as Michelle Obama. Emmy and Golden Globe winner Susanne Bier (The Undoing) will direct and executive produce the series.

Co-produced by Showtime and Lionsgate TV, The First Lady hails from writer Aaron Cooley, Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions, Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment and Jeff Gaspin’s Gaspin Media.

The First Lady is a revelatory reframing of American leadership, told through the lens of the women at the heart of the White House. Written by Cooley, it is set in the East Wing of the White House, where many of history’s most impactful and world-changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America’s charismatic, complex and dynamic first ladies. The series will peel back
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