Franklin - Miniseries

(2024)

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Synopsis

The story of Benjamin Franklin’s time in France

In 8 years as the US ambassador to France, Benjamin Franklin was on an important diplomatic mission. Seeking the support of the French and evading the spies of the British, Franklin was a wily and effective diplomat. In the midst of fighting for independence from the British, he lobbied for the French to underwrite the new American democracy.

8 Episodes

Where does Franklin rank today?

The JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts are calculated by user activity within the last 24 hours. This includes clicking on a streaming offer, adding a title to a watchlist, and marking a title as 'seen'. This includes data from ~1.3 million movie & TV show fans per day.

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Streaming charts last updated: 1:22:47 PM, 04/24/2024

Franklin is 114 on the JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts today. The TV show has moved down the charts by -33 places since yesterday. In the United States, it is currently more popular than Will Trent but less popular than The Life and Crimes of William Palmer.

What to know

A new Apple TV+ drama based on the life of Benjamin Franklin starring Michael Douglas

Franklin Season 1 is an historical biographical drama series produced by Apple Studios, ITV Studios, and Flame Ventures. Franklin Season 1 is based on A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America written by Stacy Schiff. Season 1 is directed by Tim Van Patten who is known for working on shows such as Masters of the Air, Game of Thrones, and Boardwalk Empire. Franklin Season 1 is written by Kirk Ellis and Howard Korder.

Franklin Season 1 stars in the titular role of Founding Father of the United States Benjamin Franklin. Douglas is an Academy Award-winning actor who has starred in movies such as Ant-Man, The Game, and Wall Street. Noah Jupe stars as William Temple Franklin. Marc Curet plays the role of Monsieur Brillon. Ludivine Sagnie stars as Anne Louise Brillon de Jouy. Thibault de Montalembert plays Charles Gravier. Daniel Mays stars as Edward Bancroft. Assaad Bouab plays Pierre Beaumarchais. The cast also includes Eddie Marsan, Jeanne Balibar, Theodore Pellerin, and John Hollingworth. Franklin Season 1 was released on Apple TV+ on April 12, 2024.

Production News

  • February 28, 2022
    • Franklin Season 1 was first announced at Apple TV+ with Tim Van Patten signed on as director. Michael Douglas is confirmed to be starring in the lead role as Benjamin Franklin. (Source: Deadline)
  • June 8, 2022
    • Filming on the series is reported to have begun in Versailles. The full cast of the series is announced to include Noah Jupe, Ludivine Sagnier, Daniel Mays, Assaad Bouab, and Thibault de Montalembert. (Source: Deadline)
  • February 5, 2024
    • Franklin Season 1 is confirmed to be released on April 12, 2024. (Source: TV Line)
  • March 13, 2024
    • Fans are given their first glimpse of Michael Douglas in the role of Benjamin Franklin in the first trailer of Franklin Season 1. (Source: YouTube)
  • April 12, 2024
    • Franklin Season 1 was released on Apple TV+. (Source: Apple TV+)

Streaming Charts

The JustWatch Daily Streaming Charts are calculated by user activity within the last 24 hours. This includes clicking on a streaming offer, adding a title to a watchlist, and marking a title as 'seen'. This includes data from ~1.3 million movie & TV show fans per day.

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Rating

IMDB 7.0

Genres

Drama, History, War & Military

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