From a media release:
JULIETTE LEWIS AND CALLUM KEITH RENNIE TAPPED FOR EONEâ€™S NEW LEGAL DRAMA â€˜THE FIRMâ€™, BASED ON THE FEATURE FILM AND BESTSELLER BY WORLD-RENOWNED NOVELIST JOHN GRISHAM
- David Straiton (House, Fringe) to Direct the Pilot
- Helen Shaver (Judging Amy, Law & Order: SVU) Joins as Producer/Director
- Production Starts in Toronto this August
- â€˜The Firmâ€™ Set to Premiere on NBC, Global and AXN in Mid-season
Networks, NBC and Global are proud to announce that Juliette Lewis (â€œNatural Born Killers,â€ â€œCape Fearâ€) and Callum Keith Rennie (â€œThe Killing,â€ â€œCalifornicationâ€) are signed on to star in the new legal drama series â€œThe Firm,â€ based on John Grishamâ€™s best-selling novel and executive-produced by Grisham and Lukas Reiter. Lewis and Rennie join Josh Lucas (â€œThe Lincoln Lawyer,â€ â€œSweet Home Alabamaâ€) who was previously announced to star as attorney Mitchell McDeere (the role originated by Tom Cruise in the film).
David Straiton (â€œHouse,â€ â€œFringeâ€) is confirmed to direct the pilot episode which will commence production in Toronto this August. Helen Shaver (Judging Amy, Law & Order: SVU) has also joined the series as a Producer and will direct multiple episodes.