The Undoing and American Horror Story alumna Lily Rabe has booked her most recent role on Showtime’s anthology series The First Lady.
Rabe joins Viola Davis and Gillian Anderson on the political drama from writer and maker Aaron Cooley. As the title proposes, the series will focus on various American First Ladies since forever.
The first season will focus in on the lives of Michelle Obama, Betty Ford and Eleanor Roosevelt.
As per TV Line, Rabe will show up in the episode dedicated to Roosevelt as Lorena “Hick” Hickock. Hickock was a pioneering writer and a notable reporter in the US as well as being a close friend to Eleanor Roosevelt.
Roosevelt will be depicted by Sex Education star Gillian Anderson, served as First Lady somewhere in the range of 1933 and 1945 during her husband President Franklin D Roosevelt’s four terms in office.
This first instalment will likewise see Michelle Obama and Betty Ford, played by Viola Davis and Michelle Pfeiffer respectively, take centre stage.
Rabe has showed up on eight seasons of American Horror Story, co-made by Ryan Murphy and is set to return in the series’ 10th chapter, American Horror Story: Double Feature. Scheduled to premiere in August, the series will be partitioned into two sections, Red Tide and Death Valley, with Rabe featuring as Doris Gardener in the last mentioned.
The 10th season will likewise mark the return of numerous Murphy’s frequent collaborators and AHS alumni, from Sarah Paulson and John Carroll Lynch to Evan Peters and Billie Lourd.
Rabe will likewise star close by Ben Affleck in a coming-of-age drama from director George Clooney, The Tender Bar. An adaptation of the 2005 journal of a similar name by JR Moehringer, the film will zero in on a boy experiencing childhood with Long Island and searching out mentors at his uncle’s bar.
American Horror Story airs on FX in the US. You can watch season 9 on FOX and NOW TV in the UK. Catch up on series 1-8 on Netflix, with seasons 1-9 accessible to purchase on Amazon Prime Video.
The First Lady will air on Showtime in the US.
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