Apple TV+ is in negotiations with Jake Gyllenhaal to star in their upcoming Series titled 'Presumed Innocent' from J.J. Abrams and David Kelly
In February Patently Apple posted a report titled "Apple TV+ Orders a new Series from J.J. Abrams and David Kelley Titled "Presumed Innocent." Tonight, we're that Apple TV+ is in negotiations with Jake Gyllenhaal to star in the series.
Based on Scott Turow’s 1987 novel of the same name, “Presumed Innocent” tells the story of a horrific murder that upends the Chicago Prosecuting Attorneys’ office when one of its own is suspected of the crime, and explores obsession, sex, politics and the power and limits of love, as the accused fights to hold his family and marriage together.
Gyllenhaal will play Rusty Sabich, the fervent prosecutor accused of killing his close colleague after evidence begins to point in his direction.
Kelley is adapting the novel for television and will serve as showrunner, and executive producers for via David E. Kelley Productions with Matthew Tinker. Abrams executive produces along with Rachel Rusch Rich for Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions. Thomason, Sharr White and Gyllenhaal also executive produce, while Turow and Miki Johnson serve as co-executive producers. Warner Bros. Television, where Bad Robot is under an overall deal, is the studio on the project. For more, read the full report by Variety.
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