Obama White House comedy is heading to the big screen

Louise McCreesh
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From Digital Spy

For those fearing they may have seen the last of the Obama administration, don't sweat it, because an Obama White House comedy is in the works.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Pictures has optioned a high-concept workplace comedy film set inside the White House during the Obama years.

The movie will be adapted from upcoming novel From the Corner of the Oval, written by former real-life White House stenographer Beck Dorey-Stein.

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The book is expected to be published in 2018 and follows a young woman living in Washington D.C. who goes from serving cocktails to working as a stenographer in Obama's White House.

From the Corner of the Oval focuses on the lighter side of the Obama administration, looking at the relationships between White House staff and their workplace.

Earlier this year, Obama was featured on Saturday Night Livewhen the cast delivered a heartfelt musical farewell to the former President.

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Related: 13 of Barack Obama's funniest (and coolest) moments as the President

At the end of the show, hosted by Parks and Recreation's Aziz Ansari, SNL cast member Cecily Strong delivered an emotional version of 'To Sir With Love' with fellow cast member Sasheer Zamata.

Strong and Zamata also joked that they got Obama a "World's Best President" mug, before the screen faded to black with a simple message: "Thank You President Obama."

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