Onesumore: ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Season 1: Filming Reportedly Begins in March 2021 & What Else We Know

At the time of writing, it has been 10 years to the day that Lincoln Lawyer debuted in theaters across the United States. Now, a decade later, fans of Michael Connelly’s popular crime drama will be able to see the story unfold once again as Netflix adapts it into an original series. We’ll be keeping track of everything you need to know about The Lincoln Lawyer, including the plot, casting news, production updates, and Netflix release date.

Lincoln Lawyer is an upcoming Netflix Original crime drama series based on the novel of the same name by author Michael Connelly. A + E Studios, with Ted Humphrey as showrunner, executive producer and one of the writers, bring Connelly’s courtroom drama to life. David E. Kelly will also serve as the show’s writer and executive producer, while Ross Fineman will also serve as executive producer.


When does filming start for Lincoln Lawyer season 1?

Production status: scheduled shooting (last update: March 18, 2021)

Thanks to a ProductionWeekly update, we now have filming scheduled to begin on March 30, 2021. Filming is expected to run for several months and will not end until October 29, 2021.


When is Lincoln Lawyer Netflix season 1 release date?

With filming slated to last until October, this almost confirms that we won’t be seeing the first season of Lincoln Lawyer on Netflix in 2021.

It’s practically a fact that Lincoln Lawyer arrives on Netflix sometime in 2022. We expect the series to land in the spring or summer of 2022.


What is the plot of Lincoln Lawyer?

The following synopsis was taken from ProductionWeekly:

Things are finally improving for defense lawyer Mickey Haller. After two years of wrong turns, Haller is back in the courtroom. When Hollywood lawyer Jerry Vincent is murdered, Haller inherits his biggest case to date: the defense of Walter Elliott, a prominent studio executive accused of the murder of his wife and lover. But as Haller prepares for the case that could launch him into the big time, he learns that Vincent’s killer could come and get him next. Enter Harry Bosch. Determined to find Vincent’s killer, he doesn’t object to Haller’s use as bait. But as the danger mounts and the stakes rise, these two loners realize their only choice is to work together.


Who are the actors of Lincoln Lawyer?

As of this writing, only five cast members have been confirmed for the series:

Role Cast member Where have I seen / heard them before?
Mickey haller Manuel Garcia-Rulfo The Magnificent Seven | Murder on the Orient Express | Widows
Maggie McPherson Neve campbell Scream | Wild things | Card castle
TBA Becki newton Ugly Betty | August Rush | Love bites
TBA Jazz Raycole Jericho | My wife and my children | baby
TBA Angus sampson Mad Max: Fury Road | Fargo | Winchester

We can expect to hear more from the supporting cast soon.

As the series is an adaptation of the story, it is not a spin-off of the 2011 film. This means that Matthew McConaughey will not star in the series.


How many episodes can we expect to see?

It has been confirmed by Netflix that we will be seeing ten episodes of Lincoln Lawyer. Each episode will last 60 minutes.


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