Watch ‘American Fiction’ Online. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison's writing career has stalled because his work isn’t deemed “Black enough.” Monk, a writer and English professor, writes a satirical novel under a pseudonym, aiming to expose the publishing world's hypocrisies. The book’s immediate success forces him to get deeper enmeshed in his assumed identity and challenges his closely-held worldviews.
- Genre: Comedy, Drama
- Country: United States
- Director: Cord Jefferson
- Cast: Jeffrey Wright, Tracee Ellis Ross, Erika Alexander, Leslie Uggams, Sterling K. Brown, Myra Lucretia Taylor, John Ortiz, Issa Rae, Adam Brody, Skyler Wright, John Ales, Patrick Fischler, Carmen Cusack, Joseph Marrella, Stephen Burrell, Nicole Kempskie, Ryan Richard Doyle, Kate Avallone, Dustin Tucker, Michael Jibrin, Michele Proude,