The weekend binge is secured: On Friday, May 13th, all ten episodes of the first season of The Lincoln Lawyer are coming to Netflix. And if you like lawyer series, you should have been particularly excited about this very special Netflix production. Because this is the latest project from producer and series creator David E. Kelley — and he has put his stamp on this genre like almost no other.
Lawyer series highlights such as “ Ally McBeal ”, “ Practice – The Lawyers ”, “ Boston Public ”, “ Boston Legal ” and “ Goliath ” come from Kelley . However, the star producer did not limit himself to this genre, and is also responsible for the absolute cult series “ Picket Fences – Tatort Gartenzaun ” and “ Chicago Hope ”, among other things, and only recently with “ Big Little Lies ” and “ The Undoing ‘ two suspense-packed quality crackers for HBO and even took on a Stephen King series with ‘ Mr. Mercedes ‘.
«The Lincoln Lawyer» is a novel adaptation
With The Lincoln Lawyer, Kelley adapts the Mickey Haller book series from best-selling author Michael Connelly. In terms of content, Season 1 is to be based primarily on Volume 2 of the series, «So help us God». In fact, we’ve even seen attorney Mickey Haller in a film before — on the big screen. Matthew McConaughey played him in Brad Furman’s 2011 crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.
›› «So help us God» at Amazon *
›› «The Client» – the film at Amazon *
The “Lincoln” in the title refers to the Lincoln car brand – Mickey Haller ( Manuel Garcia-Rulfo ) owns such a car and uses it as a mobile office. He handles smaller and larger cases in Los Angeles in his car. Other roles include «Scream Queen» Neve Campbell as Mickey Haller’s ex-wife and Becki Newton , who played Quinn on «How I Met Your Mother.»
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