‘Black Widow’ Star O-T Fagbenle To Portray President Barack Obama In Showtime’s ‘First Lady’ Series


The last few months have been filled with moments that will be remembered forever in the annals of American history. However, the last 243 years since the inception of the United States are filled with moments and historic stories to tell. Showtime is partnering with Lionsgate TV for a new spin on American leadership with an anthology series titled First Lady. As first reported by Deadline, Black Widow star O-T Fagbenle will join the cast as President Barack Obama.

Fagbenle joins the previously cast Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer, who will play Michelle Obama and Betty Ford, respectively. Moreover, The Dark Knight star Aaron Eckhart will portray President Gerald Ford. The series will reportedly provide a new context on the presidencies of Ford, Barack Obama, and Franklin D. Roosevelt through the lens of their wives. The series hails from Aaron Cooley (The Talk), who…

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