Jenna Elfman Will Play 1600 Penn’s First Lady

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Actress Jenna Elfman prepares backstage at The Heart Truth's Red Dress Collection 2012 Fashion Show at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 8, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Heart Truth) Photo: Theo Wargo/2012 Getty Images

As Independence Day and bullhorn enthusiasts will remember, Bill Pullman, maybe the Greatest Fictional President to ever grace our screens, has already signed on to reprise that role in Josh Gad’s First Family pilot, 1600 Penn. Now he has a Mrs. President: Jenna Elfman has signed on to play the “street smart First Lady with working class roots.” Gad himself plays the elder First Son; Brittany Snow, as previously announced, will play the First Daughter. Okay, and now for a pop quiz: Can you, without Googling, name the actress who played FLOTUS opposite Bill Pullman in Independence Day? (The answer is Mary McDonnell. If you got it, feel free to brag in the comments.)