Sigourney Weaver in USA’s ‘Political Animals’: First Look (Video)

"Alien" star Sigourney Weaver gets beastly in teaser for USA Network miniseris "Political Animals"

Sigourney Weaver is going to Washington — and it's not to stump for one of her many causes.

Weaver stars as Elaine Barrish, a divorced former First Lady and current Secretary of State in the upcomig USA Network miniseries "Political Animals."

The six-episode series, from Greg Berlanti ("Brothers & Sisters") and Laurence Mark ("Dreamgirls"), is slated for a July 15 premiere, and co-stars Adrian Pasdar, Carla Gugino, James Wolk and Brittany Ishibashi.

Get a sneak peek at how Weaver handles her duties in the video.