First pictures of Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, and Uzo Aduba in Mrs. America released!

First pictures of Cate Blanchett, Sarah Paulson, and Uzo Aduba in Mrs. America released!

THE FX released the first photos of the miniseries Mrs. America!

The project was announced last year with the actress Cate Blanchett in the main role, read more here. And FX showed the cast featured as their characters for the 9-episode production.

In the plot, Cate Blanchett will play Phyllis Schlafly, a famous American lawyer and super conservative activist. She had strong opinions on social and political issues, where she was an opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The activist died in 2016.

The official synopsis released via EW says the series will explore one of the most difficult battles of an American cultural war in the 1970s that it helped create, Moral Majority, an organization associated with the Christian right and the Republican Party, which changed the political scenario in the country.

In the cast we have Sarah Paulson, Rose Bryne, James Marsden, John Slattery, Margo Martindale, Melanie Lynskey, Tracey Ullman, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Kayli Carter and Uzo Aduba.

Check out:

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett stars in her first series-regular role as conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly.
                        Cate Blanchett as Phyllis Schlafly.
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Elizabeth Banks is tackling the role of Jill Ruckelshaus, who was a special White House assistant and a feminist activist.
                        Elizabeth Banks as Jill Ruckelshaus
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Westworld star James Marsden will play Republican Congressman Phil Crane.
                        James Marsden as Republican Congressman Phil Crane.
Photo: Michael Gibson / FX
Sarah Paulson will take on the role of Alice, a composite character.
                        Sarah Paulson as Alice
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba will play Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to the United States Congress.
                        Uzo Aduba as Shirley Chisholm, the first black politician to be elected in the American Congress.
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Rose Byrne is tackling the role of second-wave feminist icon Gloria Steinem.
                        Rose Byrne as Gloria Steinem
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Mad Men alum John Slattery is playing the role of Fred Schlafly, who is married to Blanchett's character, Phyllis.
                        John Stattery as Fred Schlafly
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Margo Martindale is set to play lawyer and Congresswoman Bella Abzug.
                        Margo Martindale as Bella Abzug
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX
Tracey Ullman will play Betty Friedan, who, along with Abzug, Steinem, and Chisholm, founded the National Women's Political Caucus.
                        Tracey Ullman as Betty Friedan
Photo: SABRINA LANTOS / FX

Mrs. America still not expected to debut.

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