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Jennifer Aniston set to be the first lesbian US president in Netflix's 'First Ladies'

Daveena Kataria Tuesday 22 May 2018

'Friends' star, Jennifer Aniston is set to star in a new Netflix Original film called 'First Ladies' alongside Tig Notaro. Aniston is set to play the first lesbian president of the United States, whilst Notaro plays the first lady.

According to The Wrap, 'First Ladies' will see Aniston in the leading role. The script, co-written by Notaro and Stephanie Allynne, will tell the story of the first female president of the US and her partner.


Tig Notaro is most well-known for her work with Netflix: she's worked on the scripts for a few of the streaming company's comedies. Notaro will also be directing an upcoming production with Ellen DeGeneres.

With thanks to her appearance in 'Friends', Aniston is already a familiar face to Netflix, but you can also catch her in the new 'Murder Mystery' alongside Adam Sandler. The latter production has high hopes, not least because of the two big stars.

Powerful women

Oscar award winning, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Jessica Elbaum and Betsy Koch will all be producing the series with Notaro and Allynne. Chris Henchy is to take up the role as executive producer. 'First Ladies' is set to be Tig Notaro's latest collaboration with Netflix.

 Aniston & Notaro

The film will focus on the lives of Beverly and Kasey Nicholson and their term in the White House. It's a real feminist production with the synopsis reading, "behind every great woman ... is another great woman".

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