Defending Jacob (2020 - )

Defending Jacob


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A gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name, and starring Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel and Sakina Jaffrey. The limited drama series unfolds around a shocking crime that 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.

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Critics Consensus: Despite outstanding work from Michelle Dockery and Chris Evans, Defending Jacob stretches its source material too thin, undermining its own rich tension with too much melodramatic padding.

2020, Apple TV+, 8 episodes

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TV Network: Apple TV+
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Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Executive Producers: Mark Bomback, Morten Tyldum, Chris Evans, Rosalie Swedlin, Adam Shulman
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