December 2, 2022

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‘LA Law’ sequel doesn’t go ahead on ABC – Deadline

'LA Law' sequel doesn't go ahead on ABC - Deadline

updated: ABC‘s LA . law The sequel went the network route NYPD Blue sequel. The network passed on the pilot, which was headed up by Blair Underwood, reprising his role as attorney Jonathan Rollins in addition to executive production. There are no plans to rework the project at ABC, but I’ve heard that the final pilot is being marketed to other outlets.

As was the case with the revival of iconic Stephen Bochko NYPD BlueFollow up on the acclaimed Bochco legal drama LA . law He had a very high bar to clean up in order to get air. I heard, likely due to very high expectations, that the pilot felt like he tried too hard, but those who saw him praised Underwood’s performance.

In addition to Underwood, the original series Corbin Bernsen reprized his role as Arnie Baker on The Aviator. New regulars have included Hari Nef, Toks Olagundoye, Ian Duff, John Harlan Kim, Juliana Harkavey and Kacey Rohl.

In the pilot, written by Mark Guggenheim and Uba Muhammad and directed by Anthony Hemingway, the esteemed law firm of Mackenzie Brackman—now called Baker Rollins—reinvents itself as a litigation firm specializing only in the most famous, boundary-pushing and arsonist. cases.

Executive Director Underwood, Guggenheim, and Muhammad produced alongside Hemingway via Anthony Hemingway Productions and Dina Pushko and Jesse Puschko via Stephen Pushko Productions. 20th TV was the studio.