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'Mrs. Fletcher': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about HBO's comedy series starring Kathryn Hahn

Eve Fletcher, the protagonist, is played by the beautiful Kathryn Hahn. The story follows a middle-aged divorcée, whose son has just left home for college following which she decides to embark on a journey to find happiness and sexual fulfillment
UPDATED SEP 17, 2019

Eve Fletcher, a middle-aged woman finds herself experiencing empty-nest syndrome when her son is leaving home for college. As a divorcée and with the newfound time and freedom in her hand, she decides to take on life on her own stride. She finds herself on a quest to find that elusive happiness and sexual fulfillment. 'Mrs. Fletcher', the new upcoming comedy series on HBO takes us through the many adventures of Eve Fletcher. 

Release date

The show's premiere has been scheduled for October 27.


'Mrs. Fletcher' is an upcoming comedy show that revolves around the lives of middle-aged woman, Eve Fletcher played by Kathryn Hahn, and her teenage son Brendan, who is leaving home for college. The plotline is an interesting juxtapose between a middle-aged woman learning to cope with life and a teenage boy learning the same lessons in a different setting. HBO describes the show as "a dual coming-of-age comedy, exploring the impact of internet porn and social media on the lives of empty nest divorcée Eve Fletcher and her college freshman son Brendan. The series follows Eve as she reinvents her life to find the happiness and sexual fulfillment that’s eluded her in the past".


Kathryn Hahn attends IFP's 28th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani, Wall Street on November 26, 2018, in New York City. (Getty Images)

Eve Fletcher, the protagonist will be played by the beautiful Kathryn Hahn. Hahn is well-known for her role of Raquel Fein on the show 'Transparent', for which she even received an Emmy nomination. Actor Jackson White plays the role of Brendan, Eve's son. Jackson is known for his role of Aidan on the popular series 'The Middle', and the role of Dave Medders on the show 'SEAL Team'. Actress Casey Wilson dons the role of Jane, Eve's close friend, and Owen Teague appears as Julian, Brendan's classmate.


The show is based on the book by the same name, written by Tom Perrotta. The pilot episode of the show was written by Perrotta and directed by Nicole Holofcener. Holofcener is an American film and Television director whose notable works include 'Enough Said' and 'Friends with Money'. She is the student of legendary director Martin Scorcese. She has been nominated for Academy Award in 2019.



The trailer shows snippets from Eve Fletcher's (Kathryn Hahn) life, as she bids goodbye to her son who is leaving for college. The trailer gives us glimpses of the struggles that her son, Brendan (Jackson White) faces at college, and also the new life that Eve embarks upon after her divorce. We see her actively jumping into the dating pool and exploring her sexuality despite her fears and insecurities.

Where to watch

The show premieres October 27 on HBO and will air every Sunday at 10:30 p.m.

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