The first look at Apple’s TV adaptation of William Landay’s bestselling crime novel Defending Jacob is here.
The streamer unveiled the first trailer for the legal drama headlined by Captain America and The Avengers star Chris Evans Wednesday.
Defending Jacob tells the story of a Massachusetts assistant district attorney Andy Barber (Evans) and what his family undergoes after his son, Jacob, played by Jaeden Martell is accused of murdering a classmate. The series also stars Michelle Dockery as Evans’ wife, Laurie.
The series hails from creator and writer Mark Bomback. Serving as director, executive producer, and showrunner is Morten Tyldum. In addition to starring, Evans also exec produces with Rosalie Swedlin and Adam Shulman for Anonymous Content.
Defending Jacob premieres April 24 on Apple TV+.
Watch the trailer below.