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'The Lincoln Lawyer' series from David E Kelley in works at CBS


Press Trust of India Los Angeles
"Big Little Lies" creator David E Kelley is working on the TV adaptation of "The Lincoln Lawyer" which has secured a production commitment at CBS.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series, which hails from A+E Studios, will be co-produced by CBS TV Studios.
Based on Michael Connelly's book series of the same name, the story follows a moderately successful criminal defense attorney Mickey Haller who operates around Los Angeles County out of a Lincoln Town Car driven by a former client working off his legal fees.
Kelley, 63, will write and executive produce the show.
Connelly and Ross Fineman, who also produced Kelley's Amazon series "Goliath", will also serve as executive producers on the drama.
The author's book was previously adapted into a 2011 film, directed by Brad Furman with Matthew McConaughey playing Haller.

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First Published: Jun 27 2019 | 10:20 AM IST

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