A new comedy is coming to HBO. Recently, the network announced they’ve ordered a new TV show based on the Tom Perrotta novel Mrs. Fletcher.
The series “is a dual coming-of-age story, exploring the impact of internet porn and social media on the lives of an empty nest mother and her college freshman son.” The cast includes Kathryn Hahn, Jackson White, Casey Wilson, Owen Teague, and Jen Richards.
HBO has not yet announced a premiere date for Mrs. Fletcher, but you can read more info below:
HBO Comedy Series Pick-Up
Mrs. Fletcher is a dual coming-of-age story, exploring the impact of internet porn and social media on the lives of an empty nest mother and her college freshman son.
Writer/Executive Producer: Tom Perrotta
Director/Executive Producer: Nicole Holofcener
Executive Producer: Jessi Klein
Executive Producer: Sarah Condon
Based on the New York Times bestselling novel Mrs. Fletcher by Tom Perrotta.
Kathryn Hahn as Eve Fletcher, a divorced woman who drops her only child off at college and returns home to a very empty nest, hoping to reinvent her life and find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her. (Series Regular)
Jackson White as Brendan Fletcher, Eve’s son, a popular (though sometimes clueless) jock and aspiring frat boy who finds college a little more complicated than he expected. (Series Regular)
Casey Wilson as Jane Rosen, a married mother of academically gifted twins — she’s Eve’s close friend, a reliable source of emotional support and unsolicited advice.(Series Regular)
Owen Teague as Julian Spitzer, a high school classmate of Brendan’s, a smart but underachieving skater who’s stuck in his hometown after graduation, trying to figure out what happens next. (Series Regular)
Jen Richards as Margo Fairchild, a transgender woman who teaches Eve’s community college writing course. Margo is confident and charismatic in the classroom, but sometimes anxious in social situations. (Series Regular)”
What do you think? Have you read Mrs. Fletcher? Will you watch the TV series?