The binge program for the weekend is secured: on Friday, May 13th, all ten episodes of the First season of The Lincoln Lawyer is coming to Netflix. And if you like lawyer series, you should have been particularly excited about this very special Netflix production. Because this is the latest project from producer and series creator David E. Kelley – and he has put his stamp on this genre like almost no other.
Lawyer series highlights such as “Ally McBeal”, “Practice – The Lawyers”, “Boston Public”, “Boston Legal” and “Goliath” come from Kelley. However, the star producer did not limit himself to this genre, and is also responsible for the absolute cult series Picket Fences – Tatort Gartenzaun and Chicago Hope, and only recently with Big Little Lies and The Undoing ‘ two suspense-packed quality hits for HBO and buttoned up ‘Mr. Mercedes even proposes a Stephen King series.
With The Lincoln Lawyer, Kelley adapts the Mickey Haller book series from best-selling author Michael Connelly. In terms of content, Season 1 is to be based primarily on Volume 2 of the series, “So help us God”. In fact, we’ve even seen attorney Mickey Haller in a film before — on the big screen. Matthew McConaughey played him in Brad Furman’s 2011 crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer.
›› “So help us God” on Amazon*
›› “The Client” – the film on Amazon*
The Lincoln in the title refers to the Lincoln car brand – Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo) owns such a car and uses it as a mobile office. He handles smaller and larger cases in Los Angeles in his car. Other roles include “Scream Queen” Neve Campbell as Mickey Haller’s ex-wife and Becki Newton, the Quinn actress from “How I Met Your Mother.”
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But on Friday there are even more newcomers to Netflix. The streaming service delivers further series replenishment with the Swiss drama series “Neumatt”in which management consultant Michi (Julian Koechlin) from Zurich inherits the indebted family farm and begins a completely new, completely unfamiliar life in the provinces.
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And those who would rather watch a film than a series can sit on the sofa for a crisp 100 minutes, which also starts on Friday Comedy “Senior Year” with Rebel Wilson put on the watch list. Wilson plays a cheerleader who falls into a coma after a dancing accident and wakes up 20 years later. Now 37, she still feels like a teenager on the inside and wants only one thing: to go back to high school and be crowned prom queen…
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