Fleishman Is in Trouble Cast Updates: Golden Globe-winning actor Claire Danes will join the cast of the limited series ‘Fleishman is in Trouble’.
As per Variety, the series is based on the novel of the same name by features journalist Taffy Brodesser-Akner. Brodesser-Akner wrote the limited series and executive produces. ‘Fleishman is in Trouble’ centers on a recently divorced forty-something (Toby Fleishman, played by Eisenberg), who starts using dating apps and enjoying his sexual freedom before his ex-wife mysteriously disappears, leaving him with his kids.
Now, Fleishman will have to take a look at what happened to their marriage to figure out what happened to Rachel (played by Danes), all while balancing parenting, promotions, and hookups. Rachel is described as a successful and ambitious talent agent who struggles with her new identity and past trauma.
Claire Danes to join Jesse Eisenberg in the series
Executive producing alongside Brodesser-Akner are Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Susannah Grant, Jonathan Dayton, and Valerie Faris. Dayton and Faris will also direct part of the series.
Danes is best known for her role as Carrie Mathison in ‘Homeland’, which earned her numerous award nominations, wins, and accolades throughout its eight-season run on Showtime. The 42-year-old actor’s first major roles in film and television were ‘Little Women’, ‘My So-Called Life’ and ‘Romeo + Juliet’, and has been active both on-screen and on-stage since the mid-90s.
She will next be seen on Apple TV Plus’ ‘The Essex Serpent’, opposite Tom Hiddleston and Clemence Poesy.
Fleishman Is in Trouble: What it be about?
As per Deadline, the series will revolve around Toby Fleishman whose role will be played by Eisenberg around a 40-year-old mid-age man who will dive into the world of the online dating world, to suppress the regrets which he couldn’t date in his younger age. He has kids from his ex-wife Rachel whose role will be played by Claire Danes.
The series is based on a novel by American writer Taffy Brodesser-Akner which was published first in 2019.
FX limited series ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ hails from ABC Signature and will stream on Hulu.
News Source: ANI