Apple TV+ releases the trailer for new thriller, Defending Jacob, starring Chris Evans.
Based on the novel by William Landay, the series was created and written by Mark Bomback.
The series is set in small Massachusetts town, and focuses on assistant district attorney Andy Barber (Chris Evans), whose life is thrown into disarray when his 14-year-old son Jacob (Jaeden Martell) is accused of murdering another child from his class.
The crime has consequences for the whole town and witnesses who claim Jacob did it say he looked “smug and remorseless”.
Barber is forced to compromise his position as assistant district attorney to protect his son, even if it means lying to everyone.
The eight-part series also stars Michelle Dockery who plays Laurie, Barber’s wife, and Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber and J.K. Simmons.
Defending Jacob beings on Apple TV+ on April 24.
Watch the trailer below.