Jesse Eisenberg Stars in ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ for FX on Hulu – The Hollywood Reporter
FX on Hulu has found its Fleishman.
Jesse Eisenberg has been offered the lead role in the FX limited series on Hulu based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Taffy Brodesser-Akner.
Started as a series in March, the limited series revolves around 40-year-old recently separated Toby Fleishman, who has delved into the new world of app-based dating with a level of success he has never seen before. have before marriage. At the same time, his ex-wife, Rachel, disappears and leaves him with the kids – with no indication of where she is or whether she plans to return.
Eisenberg will play Toby. Lizzy Caplan was tapped earlier this week to play Libby, the show’s narrator and Toby’s friend, with whom he reconnected following his divorce.
Author Brodesser-Akner will premiere his TV work and book adaptation for FX on Hulu, the streaming hub of the basic cable network. Brodesser-Akner serves as producers alongside Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Susannah Grant, Jonathan Dayton, and Valerie Faris, two of whom will later direct the first installment of the series. Fleishman Praise from ABC Signature.
Eisenberg credits include Now you see me Franchising, Social Network, Adventureland, Zombieland, Justice League and Zombieland. He is about to make his directorial debut on this movie When you finish saving the world, which he also wrote for the A24 based on the Audible series. He is represented by CAA, Viewpoint and Felker Toczek.
Caplan is logged in to join Fleishman and the Paramount + update of Deadly attraction. Shooting schedule for Fleishman prevent her from reuniting with the rest of the Party Join the upcoming revival of the hit Starz.
Premiere date for Fleishman has not yet been determined.