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For The People 

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Set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, brand new lawyers work for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jasmin Savoy Brown ...  Allison Adams 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Wesam Keesh ...  Jay Simmons 20 episodes, 2018-2019
Hope Davis ...  Jill Carlan 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Shenkman ...  Roger Gunn 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Susannah Flood ...  Kate Littlejohn 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Regé-Jean Page ...  Leonard Knox 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Rappaport ...  Seth Oliver 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Britt Robertson ...  Sandra Bell 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Anna Deavere Smith ...  Tina Krissman 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Vondie Curtis-Hall ...  Judge Nicholas Byrne 16 episodes, 2018-2019
Rahvaunia ...  Theresa Wood 12 episodes, 2018-2019
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Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," the legal drama follows brand new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country - all as their personal lives intersect. Written by American Broadcasting Company

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2018 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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In the pilot, Britne Oldford was cast as Sandra Black (renamed Bell) and Lyndon Smith was cast as Allison Anderson (renamed Adams). However, both roles were recast with other actresses. After reshooting the pilot with the actresses replacing Oldford and Smith, Britt Robertson and Jasmin Savoy Brown respectively, and having already shot the second episode, production on the show was temporarily shut down in mid-September 2017 in order to rewrite existing scripts for the rest of the season to adjust the show to Robertson and Brown's new dynamic. See more »

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Characters or caricatures??
1 May 2018 | by dv727See all my reviews

Having worked in the profession for over thirty years, I find the script eccentric and overdone. If any true professional behaved like most of the cast, they would be disbarred, broke, or both. Could have been good, but Shondaland can poison even the best ideas.


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