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‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’: A Chat About the Ending, With Taffy Brodesser-Akner and Lizzy Caplan

[This story contains major spoilers to the finale of FX on Hulu’s Fleishman Is in Trouble, “The Liver,” which released 12:01 a.m. ET on Dec. 29.] Fleishman Is in Trouble appears to be a story about a divorce. But it ends up being about… everything. Or, as the show’s narrator and star Lizzy Caplan puts it, […]

Claire Danes on Waiting for the Big Reveal of ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ — and Where She Lands on the Ending

[This story contains major spoilers to the finale of FX and Hulu’s Fleishman Is in Trouble, which released 12:01 a.m. ET on Dec. 29.] By the time you reach the ending of Fleishman Is in Trouble, you understand that you misinterpreted the title. The big reveal that came in the seventh episode of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s […]

‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Team on Telling a Story About Men and Modern Marriage Through Women

[This story contains spoilers from the FX limited series Fleishman Is in Trouble.] In FX’s limited series Fleishman Is in Trouble, author and showrunner Taffy Brodesser-Akner wants you to rethink whose side you’ve been on. Described by Brodesser-Akner as an “absurd comedy” mixed with marriage drama and based on her debut novel of the same name, […]

Jesse Eisenberg on the Gendered Double Standards That ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Exposes

Jesse Eisenberg is a bit embarrassed to be here. It’s not because of the quality of the project he’s promoting — new miniseries Fleishman Is in Trouble is based on the 2019 novel (of the same name) that was a New York Times best-seller, longlisted for the National Book Award, and landed on every major best of the year list; the […]

‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Review: Jesse Eisenberg, Claire Danes and Lizzy Caplan Lead Superb Cast in Hulu Adaptation

Taffy Brodesser-Akner adapts her novel about a broken marriage as an eight-episode limited series also starring Adam Brody.

Events of the Week: ‘Spirited,’ ’Fleishman Is in Trouble’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Spirited, Fleishman Is in Trouble, The English and The Handmaid’s Tale finale. Spirited premiere Apple celebrated the global premiere of Spirited in New York on Monday, with stars Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, Octavia Spencer, Tracy Morgan, […]

‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ Author on Breaking Up the Modern Marriage for Hulu

Welcome to the 193rd episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Adam Brody Joins FX’s ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’

FX’s Fleishman Is in Trouble continues to add to its impressive cast. Adam Brody has joined the limited series based on Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s best-selling novel. He’ll star opposite Jesse Eisenberg, Claire Danes and Lizzy Caplan in the show, which chronicles the fallout from a marriage that has broken apart. The show has also added Maxim […]

Claire Danes Boards FX’s ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’

FX’s limited series Fleishman Is in Trouble has completed its trio of leads. Claire Danes has joined the project based on Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s novel. The Homeland Emmy winner will star opposite Jesse Eisenberg and Lizzy Caplan in the show about a marriage gone wrong, playing Rachel, the ex-wife of surgeon Toby Fleishman (Eisenberg). Fleishman Is […]

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in ‘Fleishman Is in Trouble’ for FX on Hulu

FX on Hulu has found its Fleishman. Jesse Eisenberg has been tapped to star in the FX on Hulu limited series based on Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s best-selling novel of the same name. Picked up to series in March, the limited series revolves around recently separated forty-something Toby Fleishman, who dives into the new world of app-based […]