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Fleishman is in Trouble


Fleishman is in Trouble


"Fleishman Is in Trouble" is an American drama streaming television miniseries based on the 2019 novel of the same name by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. The series premiered on FX on Hulu on November 17, 2022. The series follows the story of Toby Fleishman, a recently divorced man in his 40's who starts using dating apps for the first time, as he balances looking after his kids, a promotion at the hospital where he works, and all the women in Manhattan. However, as he begins to find successes he never found in his youth, his ex-wife Rachel disappears without a trace, leaving him with their kids. Toby begins to realize that he'll never be able to figure out what happened to his wife until he can be more honest about what happened to their marriage in the first place. The cast includes Jesse Eisenberg as Dr. Toby Fleishman, Lizzy Caplan as Libby, Claire Danes as Rachel, Maxim Jasper Swinton as Solly, Meara Mahoney Gross as Hannah, and Adam Brody as Seth. "Fleishman is in Trouble" is an American limited series based on the 2019 novel of the same name by Taffy Brodesser-Akner, announced on September 12, 2019 that ABC Signature had won a 10-studio bidding war for the rights to the novel Fleishman Is in Trouble, with the project being developed for FX. Taffy Brodesser-Akner, the author of the original novel, was attached to write the adaptation as well as executive produce the project alongside Susannah Grant, Carl Beverly, and Sarah Timberman. It was announced on March 11, 2021 that the project was given a limited series order consisting of nine episodes, and set to premiere exclusively on Hulu as part of FX on Hulu. Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris were attached to direct multiple episodes of the series. The series was released on November 17, 2022, with the first two episodes available immediately and the rest debuting on a weekly basis. The cast includes Lizzy Caplan, Jesse Eisenberg, Claire Danes, Adam Brody, Maxim Jasper Swinton, Meara Mahoney Gross, Joy Suprano, Michael Gaston, Ralph Adriel Johnson, Brian Miskell, Christian Slater and Josh Radnor. Principal photography began by February 2022, in New York City. "Fleishman is in Trouble" received generally favorable reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes reported an 83% approval rating with an average rating of 8.2/10, based on 36 critic reviews. The website's critics consensus reads that the series examines the characters' foibles with compelling insight, and they're brought to life by a terrific trio of stars. Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, assigned a score of 79 out of 100 based on 25 critics. Annie Berke of The A.V. Club gave the series an A− and said the characters are doing their best and the show is far better than most. Richard Roeper of Chicago Sun-Times gave the series 3 out of 4 stars and wrote that it is an exceedingly well-cast show, with Eisenberg, Danes, Caplan and Brody all playing to their strengths and hitting notes we've seen them master in previous roles.

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Zahra Almailady

Zahra Almailady is a wife and mom first but she discovered a passion for cinema and after graduating from UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television she dove into cinematography. Now Zahra writes movie reviews just for fun ad really enjoys it. Zahra loves reading, cooking,  and windsurfing. She lives in New Zealand, with her husband two sons, and four cats.

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