Showtime’s The First Girl Canceled

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Showtime’s would-be anthology series “The First Girl” has been canceled, Showtime confirmed to and Variety first reported on Aug. 2.

“The First Girl” targeted on the tales of a number of of Washington, DC’s first women, and the primary season featured Viola Davis — who additionally government produced the collection together with JuVee Productions, the corporate she runs together with her husband, Julius Tennon — as Michelle Obama.

Season one adopted Eleanor Roosevelt, Betty Ford, and Obama. The collection was originally on order for three scripts, however Showtime ordered a full season, having it be a part of different community collection together with “The L Phrase,” “Shameless,” and “On Changing into a God in Central Florida.” Within the inital installment, Lexi Underwood performed Malia Obama; Dakota Fanning performed Susan Ford; O-T Fagbenle performed Barack Obama; Michelle Pfeiffer performed Betty Ford; and Gillian Anderson performed Eleanor Roosevelt.

Sadly, season one is all we’ll ever get to see see of the collection. “Showtime can verify that the anthology collection ‘The First Girl’ is not going to be transferring ahead with one other season,” a rep advised in a press release. “We want to applaud the artistry and dedication of our showrunner Cathy Schulman, director Susanne Bier, their fellow government producers, our wonderful solid, led by government producer Viola Davis, Michelle Pfeiffer and Gillian Anderson, and our studio associate Lionsgate for his or her devoted work in telling the distinctive tales of three exceptional leaders.”

“The First Girl” premiered on Showtime on April 17. Watch the trailer for the primary season forward.

“The First Girl” Trailer

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