The Lincoln Lawyer TV collection that was canceled by CBS earlier in 2020 appears prefer it may be making a comeback with Netflix reportedly concerned in bringing the venture again from the useless.
Written by Michael Connelly, The Lincoln Lawyer is the 16th e book from the famed author recognized for his crime fiction. It includes a Los Angeles lawyer often known as Mickey Haller. The e book was tailored into the 2011 film of the identical identify that includes Matthew McConaughey within the titular position.
Quick ahead nearly a decade, CBS purchased on board David E. Kelley (Mr. Mercedes, Boston Authorized, Huge Little Lies) to develop a TV collection based mostly on the e book however set after the occasions of the film.
The present has been in growth for a while however in early Could 2020, Deadline introduced that the collection was no longer going ahead at CBS. The present was believed to be ramping up for manufacturing shortly earlier than the cancelation.
The Lincoln Lawyer was being developed by each A+E Studios and CBS TV Studios.
Initially David E. Kelley alongside Ted Humprehy and Adam Bernstein had been all hooked up to the venture with Logan Marshall-Inexperienced pegged for the lead. With Netflix reportedly stepping in, we don’t know whether or not these names might be hooked up to the revived venture.
Different actors hooked up to the venture included Kiele Sanchez, Angus Sampson and Jazz Raycole.
The collection story is about reportedly 9 years after the occasions of the Matthew McConaughey film.
The final we heard of the venture was slightly later in Could 2020 when The Hollywood Reporter reported that Amazon Prime Video was interested in rescuing the collection.
Within the THR piece, it teases how Prime Video may finally intertwine its different collection written by Michael Connelly, Bosch along with Lincoln Lawyer. Nevertheless, the flexibility to try this could possibly be hampered with Bosch ending with season 7.
In fact, all this needs to be formally confirmed by Netflix so we’ll await that earlier than speculating additional.
As an apart, Netflix US did just lately decide up the film for streaming within the US and as of the time of publishing continues to be out there at the least in america. It was made available on May 27th, 2020. A second film was deliberate by Lionsgate however that was scrapped.
Supply: Daniel Richtman.