Thursday, November 18, 2021

Casting News - Jesse Eisenberg to Star in FX on Hulu's Upcoming Limited Series 'Fleishman Is In Trouble'; Plus 1 More Update!

Casting News - November 18, 2021

FX on Hulu's Fleishman Is In Trouble and Paramount+'s 1883.

  • Jesse Eisenberg will play the male lead opposite Lizzy Caplan in the upcoming limited series developed by Taffy Brodesser-Akner. He was nominated for an Academy Award in 2011 for his performance in the film The Social Network. He also stars in the Zombieland, Rio and Now You See Me film franchises.
  • He will play Toby Fleishman, a recently-divorced hepatologist. Emotionally, the separation from his wife has been difficult, especially now that he's learning how to be a single dad. He's recently joined the dating app scene and is amazed at the newfound attention he's receiving from women.
  • Audie Rick, Marc Rissmann, Eric Nelsen and James Landry Hébert have been cast as series regulars on the upcoming Yellowstone prequel starring Sam Elliott, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill and Billy Bob Thornton. Furthermore, Dawn Olivieri, Emma Malouff, Alex Fine, Gratiela Brancusi, Anna Fiamora, Nichole Galicia, Stephanie Nur, Amanda Jaros, Noah Le Gros and Martin Sensmeir will appear in recurring roles.
  • Rick will play John Dutton Sr.
  • Rissmann will play Josef, a European immigrant who is married to Risa and travels with an employed crew to guide his group across the frontier.
  • Nelsen will play Ennis, a young, handsome cowboy who agrees to help escort a group of inexperienced men, women and children north to find a home.
  • Hébert will play Wade, a young cowboy who finds himself as part of a crew for a caravan of hopeful travelers making their way north for a better life.
  • Olivieri will play Claire, a fierce, practical and sharp widow who joins her brother and his family on a trip to find a new home.
  • Malouff will play Mary Abel, Claire's daughter who joins her family on their journey west.
  • Fine will play Grady, an experienced cowboy and the leader of a crew of six drovers, who agrees to help an inexperienced crew round-up longhorn for their long journey.
  • Brancusi will play Noemi, a woman with two young boys who is recently widowed.
  • Fiamora will play Risa, a young immigrant woman who is married to Josef and joins the traveling camp.
  • Galicia will play Guinevere, a local prostitute who works in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Nur will play Melodi, a beguiling prostitute who works at the saloon.
  • Jaros will play Alina, a weary but hopeful immigrant woman who speaks little English but has much resolve.
  • Le Gros will play Colton, a young cowboy in the wagon camp who knows the ropes and has some smart insights about the dangers of their journey.
  • Sensmeier will play Sam, a Comanche Native American warrior.