According to The Hollywood Reporter, Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden has joined American Dreamz, the ensemble political satire that Paul Weitz is directing for Universal Pictures.

Harden will play the first lady opposite Dennis Quaid's president.

Already cast are Hugh Grant, Richard Dreyfuss and Mandy Moore. Weitz, who also wrote the script, is producing with his brother Chris Weitz and their producing partner Andrew Miano through their Depth of Field banner.