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L.A. Law Follow Up Stagnating Forward at ABC

Appears Like Jonathan Rollins go back to the court house isnt going to occur. ABC has actually chosen not to continue with the revival of L.A. Law with the network selecting not to offer a series order to a follow up series led by initial series star Blair Underwood.

The follow up series initially got a pilot order in October 2021 and concentrated on Underwoods character from the initial series, lawyer Jonathan Rollins, and would have when again been set at the McKenzie Brackman law office, which is now referred to as Becker Rollins. Together with the name modification, the company has actually entirely reimagined itself as a lawsuits company concentrating on “only the most high-profile, boundary-pushing, and incendiary cases.” In Addition To Underwood, fellow alumni of the initial series Corbin Bernsen likewise repeated his function as Arnie Becker in the pilot. New series regulars in the pilot consist of Hari Nef (Transparent), Toks Olagundoye (Castle), John Harlan Kim (Nancy Drew) and CWs Arrow alum Juliana Harkavy and Kacey Rohl, who reunite with Marc Guggenheim, who worked as a writer on both the superhero series along with this pilot. While ABC is not getting the pilot for a series order, Due date is reporting that the ended up pilot is being looked around to other outlets looking for getting a greenlight.


The initial L.A. Law ranged from 1986 to 1994 developed by Steven Bochco that followed the lots of attorneys and personnel of the formerly pointed out McKenzie Brackman law office as they dealt with lots of hot-button subjects of the time. The series was popular with both audiences and critics with the series winning an overall of 15 Primetime Emmy Awards throughout its run, with 4 of those wins being for Exceptional Drama Series.

The pilot for the L.A. Law follow up series was composed by Guggenheim together with Ubah Mohamed (Legends of Tomorrow) and was directed by Anthony Hemingway (Outrageous). In addition to starring, Underwood likewise worked as an executive manufacturer on the pilot along with Guggenheim and Mohamed along with Hemingway through Anthony Hemingway Productions, and the spouse and kid of the late initial series developer, Dayna Bochco and Jesse Bochco through Steven Bochco Productions. 20th Tv was the studio that produced the pilot.

In addition to not getting the pilot for L.A. Law, ABC likewise revealed back in 2019 that they wouldnt be getting the pilots for revival series either NYPD Blue and New York City Undercover.

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