Franklin — Official Trailer

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Who was Benjamin Franklin really? Franklin, starring and executive produced by Academy, Emmy, and AFI Lifetime Achievement Award winner Michael Douglas, premieres April 12 on Apple TV+

Based on Pulitzer Prize winner Stacy Schiff’s book, “A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America,” “Franklin” explores the thrilling story of the greatest gamble of Benjamin Franklin’s career. In December 1776, Franklin is world famous for his electrical experiments, but his passion and power are put to the test when — as the fate of American independence hangs in the balance — he embarks on a secret mission to France.