The Oscar-nominated actor joins the recently cast Lizzy Caplan in the FX on Hulu limited series based on Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s bestselling novel of the same name. Eisenberg will play the recently separated 40-something Toby Fleishman, "who dives into the new world of app-based dating with a level of success he never had before he got married. At the same time, his ex-wife, Rachel, disappears and leaves him with the kids — with no indication of where she is or if she plans on returning," per The Hollywood Reporter. Caplan was announced on Wednesday as playing the role of Libby, the show’s narrator and Toby’s friend with whom he reconnects after his divorce. Fleishman Is in Trouble marks Eisenberg's first regular TV series role in two decades, since starring in the 1999-2000 Fox dramedy Get Real as a teenager.
TOPICS: Jesse Eisenberg, FX on Hulu, Fleishman Is in Trouble, Lizzy Caplan, In Development