NBC’s John Grisham Series Casts Female Lead

Jul 29, 2011  •  Post A Comment

An actress from “Deadwood” will have the lead role opposite Josh Lucas in NBC’s upcoming John Grisham legal drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Molly Parker has been cast to play Abby in “The Firm.” Jeanne Tripplehorn had the role in the feature film version, opposite Tom Cruise.

The show is being produced by Entertainment One, Sony TV and Paramount Pictures.

Also in the cast are Juliette Lewis and Callum Keith Rennie. Production begins next month in Toronto, with the show slotted to follow football on Sunday nights starting this fall. The series received a 22-episode order.

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