Will Forte set to star in Obamas’ Netflix dark comedy thriller Bodkin

The Obamas have set their planks at Netflix.

With their first scripted drama set to star Will Forte in the upcoming darkly comedic thriller Bodkin.

Created by Jez Scharf, the tale follows a group of podcasters who dive into an investigation and look for a missing person.

Scharf alongside Alex Metcalf serves as the show-runners for the project.

With an array of highly qualified crew, Nash Edgerton is set to be the lead director on the production.

The ex-President and ex-first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama,

will also serve as executive producers through their production company,

Higher Ground which is based in the OTT platform with an overall deal.

Bodkin is set to be the production company's first scripted project alongside other projects