David E. Kelley’s Relentless Grip On Drama Miniseries Continues With Apple TV Plus’ Presumed Innocent


This man will write your miniseries

Apple TV+ has officially ordered by David E. Kelley upcoming thrilling murder mystery limited series. The courtroom drama is based on Scott Turow’s debut novel, which was previously adapted into a Harrison Ford-directed film in 1990.

presumed innocent is described as “the story of a horrific murder that shakes up the Chicago prosecutors’ office when one of its own is suspected of the crime”. Kelley’s vision for the limited series “reinvents presumed innocentexploring obsession, sex, politics and the power and limits of love, as the accused struggles to hold his family and marriage together.

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Kelley will serve as executive producer and writer, with Dustin Thomason, JJ Abrams and Ben Stephenson also taking on executive producer roles.

David E. Kelley has produced several limited series over the past few years at production studios, including HBO. big little lies and The defeat, as well as the recent Hulu Nine perfect strangers. Nicole Kidman has also had starring roles in all three of his series, so it wouldn’t be surprising if he found a way to bring her in. presumed innocent. Some of his other recent series include the legal drama GoliathABC big skyand an adaptation by Stephen King Mr Mercedes.

Among his many current projects, he was notably the showrunner of the Texas Ax Murders mini-series. love and death with Elizabeth Olsen at HBO, as well as executive producing and writing Lincoln’s lawyer for Netflix. In October, Peacock greenlit a detective series by Kelley titled missing, where he will serve as showrunner. As if that weren’t enough, he’s also working on adaptations of Anatomy of a Scandal and Tom Wolfe A complete man for Netflix. The grind really never stops for David E. Kelley.


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