August 2019

Viola Davis to Play Michelle Obama in Showtime Series

'Variety' reports that Davis will bring her talents to Showtime's new series, 'First Ladies.'. It will explore the personal lives of first ladies throughout history. The first season will feature Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford and Michelle Obama. Obama has been portrayed on film before. . Tika Sumpter played the famous first lady in 2016's "Southside With You.”. The Obamas have also jumped into the content game, with their company Higher Ground Productions