Bill Camp & Elizabeth Marvel Join ‘Presumed Innocent’ Apple TV+ Series; Greg Yaitanes To Direct
25.01.2023 - 21:43
EXCLUSIVE: Bill Camp (The Queen’s Gambit) and Elizabeth Marvel (The Dropout) have been tapped to star opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Ruth Negga in Presumed Innocent, Apple TV+’s upcoming limited series from David E. Kelley, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV, where the company is based. Additionally, Greg Yaitanes (House of the Dragon) has come on board as director on the series alongside Anne Sewitsky.
Inspired by Scott Turow’s courtroom thriller, Presumed Innocent is the story of a horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorneys’ office when one of its own is suspected of the crime. The book was published in 1987 and was turned into a 1990 feature starring Harrison Ford in the role Gyllenhaal is taking on.
Camp and Marvel, who are married in real-life, will portray husband and wife Raymond Horgan and Lorraine Horgan in the series. Raymond Horgan was portrayed by Brian Dennehy in the 1990 film.
Raymond is Rusty’s (Gyllenhaal) boss, whose own career ambitions are threatened when Rusty is the prime suspect in their colleague’s murder.
Marvel’s Lorraine Horgan, Raymond’s wife, questions Rusty’s culpability. She becomes a sounding board for Rusty’s wife, Barbara (Negga), while the two families navigate an uncertain future.
As reimagined by Kelley, who is an attorney by trade, Presumed Innocent the TV series will be exploring obsession, sex, politics, and the power and limits of love, as the accused fights to hold his family and marriage together.
Kelley serves as writer, executive producer and showrunner of the series, which hails from Bad Robot Productions and David E. Kelley Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Abrams and Rachel Rusch Rich executive produce for Bad Robot.