Gillian Anderson that until last year could be automatically associated with Special Agent Dana Scully of the “Secret X Files” and that then caught us with a shocking Margaret Thatcher in the fourth season of “The Crown” by Netflix, joins the new series “The First Lady” o “La primera dama”, for Showtime TV interpreting the Eleanor Roosevelt, produced by Aaron Cooley and directed by Susanne Bier, who was in charge of “The Undoing.”
And if you think that with these names we could have an attractive or tempting product, the participation of Viola Davis as Michelle Obama and of Michelle Pfeiffer como Betty Ford, sum.
Gillian to be the first lady of the United States from 1933 to 1945, during her husband’s four presidential terms Franklin D. Roosevelt.? “Gillian Anderson is an actress of incredible rank and exquisite talent; she is the perfect choice to round out this powerful trio, filling the roles of these iconic women,” said Amy Israel, Executive Vice President of Showtime.
Roosevelt had a controversial figure, was the first presidential wife to hold press conferences, wrote for a newspaper, and had her radio show. She also lobbied the United States to join and support the United Nations and became its first delegate.
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The cast of this series will also have Judy Greer (Jurassic World) como Nancy Howe, Jayme Lawson (The Batman) as young Michelle Obama and Kristine Forseth (Looking for Alaska) as young Betty Ford.
We will have to wait to know if the series will be shared by Showtime TV, for other platforms or pay television services to those that arrive in Latin America.