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|Based on||A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America|
by Stacy Schiff
|Written by||Kirk Ellis|
|Directed by||Tim Van Patten|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
Franklin is an upcoming biographical drama miniseries about the United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, based on Stacy Schiff's 2005 book A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America.
- Michael Douglas as Benjamin Franklin
- Noah Jupe as William Temple Franklin
- Ludivine Sagnier as Anne Louise Brillon de Jouy
- Thibault de Montalembert as Charles Gravier, comte de Vergennes
- Daniel Mays as Edward Bancroft
- Assaad Bouab as Pierre Beaumarchais
- Eddie Marsan as John Adams
- Jeanne Balibar as Anne-Catherine de Ligniville, Madame Helvétius
- Théodore Pellerin as Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
- Petski, Denise (February 28, 2022). "Michael Douglas To Star As Benjamin Franklin in Apple TV+ Limited Series From Kirk Ellis, Tim Van Patten, Tony Krantz & Richard Plepler". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 28 February 2022.
- Wiseman, Andreas. "Apple's Benjamin Franklin Series Starring Michael Douglas Adds Noah Jupe, Ludivine Sagnier, Daniel Mays, Assaad Bouab, More; Filming Starts In Paris". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 8 June 2022.