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Viola Davis will play former first lady Michelle Obama in the anthology series titled “First Ladies” on Showtime.

Now the cabler has handed out a series order, with Davis set to play Obama in the first season. The news arrives as the Oscar-winning actress prepares to say farewell to ABC’s drama “How to Get Away With Murder” in the spring, per THR.

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