Finally, the Michael Connelly saga of suspense novels became a place of adaptation. After CBS canceled the project, Netflix He will be responsible for producing The Lincoln LawyerStarring criminal attorney, Mickey Haller.
It’s not the first audio-visual version of the novel since 2011 Matthew McConaughey starred in The Innocent, directed by Brad Forman. This time it will be Manuel Garcia RulfoWhich we saw recently inGoliathAnd ‘6 en la sombra’, responsible for the embodiment of Bush’s half-brother (whose series is, strangely enough, found in Amazon Prime).
Connelly himself was responsible for giving the news of this new home to the project, which comes from the hand of the superhero producer David E. Kelly (For which we’ll see “Big Sky” from February at Disney +). The person responsible forBig Little Lies“The series develops with Ted Humphrey (“The Good Wife”), who will be signing as the presenter of the first season.
this is The first season will contain ten episodes of one hour each and will be based on the second book in the series, “The Brass Verdict”, in which a traveling attorney has to defend a popular Hollywood producer, accused of murdering his wife and lover. An issue in which Harry Bush is involved in the book, but its appearance is unclear here (it would be strange if Titus Wilever was included).
In the advertisement, Connelly was excited to sign Garcia Rulfo:
“Manuel is the quintessential Mickey Haller as Haller follows in the footsteps of his attorney father and the play of his mother, a Mexican movie star. Manuel gives this role a dynamic and strong dimension that goes well with books and gives the series an opportunity to celebrate heritage and roots. Latinex A. This story is set in Los Angeles. “