Chris Evans is making the move into TV with a heavy drama series coming to Apple TV+ titled Defending Jacob. In the series, Evans plays a district attorney whose son is arrested for murder. It looks like quite the compelling show that’s definitely worth checking out.
Here’s the synopsis for the series:
In this gripping, character-driven thriller, a shocking crime rocks a small Massachusetts town and one family in particular, forcing an assistant district attorney to choose between his sworn duty to uphold justice and his unconditional love for his son.
Evans is joined by a solid cast that includes Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey), Jaeden Martell (It), J.K. Simmons (Whiplash), Cherry Jones (Succession), Pablo Schreiber (The Wire), Betty Gabriel (Get Out), and more.
The show was created by Mark Bomback (Unstoppable, The Wolverine, War for the Planet of the Apes) and it’s based on William Landay’s 2012 novel. Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game, Passengers) is directing.
Defending Jacob premieres on April 24, 2020.