Soul legend Gladys Knight is set to play the mother of a U.S. president in a new comedy series.
The License to Kill singer is currently in training for her upcoming appearance on TV show Dancing with the Stars, but she's also landed a part in a major new sitcom pilot, entitled The First Family.
Executive producer of the show, Byron Allen tells Tmz.com, "Gladys is truly an American treasure and we're excited to work with her."