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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 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Shenkman ...  Roger Gunn 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Susannah Flood ...  Kate Littlejohn 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Regé-Jean Page ...  Leonard Knox 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Ben Rappaport ...  Seth Oliver 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Britt Robertson ...  Sandra Bell 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Anna Deavere Smith ...  Tina Krissman 17 episodes, 2018-2019
Vondie Curtis-Hall ...  Judge Nicholas Byrne 17 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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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

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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Smart witty funny

I enjoy being entertained, having to pay attention, listen or think a little so for me, this delivers. The script was a little bit like Decaf Gilmore Girls, I like the blend of old and new talent, as well as some original characters mixed in with TOTAL doppelgängers (see if you can find the Paris GG person).

It works for me, except for one sad stereotyped if unavoidable case ending that probably got written months and months before our current political climate is what it is. Overall very well done.


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