Netflix has greenlit a third season for “The Lincoln Lawyer,” the gripping legal drama based on Michael Connelly’s book series. The forthcoming 10-episode season will draw inspiration from Connelly’s fifth novel in the Lincoln Lawyer series, titled “The Gods of Guilt.”
The show delves into the world of Mickey Haller, portrayed by Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, an unconventional idealist who operates his law practice from the confines of his Lincoln car. He fearlessly takes on a range of cases across the sprawling urban landscape of Los Angeles.
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Returning to the cast for season three are familiar faces including Becki Newton as Lorna, Jazz Raycole as Izzy, Angus Sampson as Cisco, and Yaya DaCosta as Andrea Freemann, among others. However, Neve Campbell, who played a role in previous seasons, will not be a regular this time. Her character, who embarked on a new job journey in a different city in the second season’s finale. Campbell’s character was not part of Connelly’s fifth book, though sources say the door is open to the character to return in future seasons.
The second season of the series premiered on July 6 and quickly climbed Netflix’s charts, landing in the Top 10 in 81 countries.
The show is masterminded by co-showrunners Ted Humphrey and Dailyn Rodriguez, with a lineup of esteemed executive producers including David E. Kelley, Michael Connelly, Ross Fineman, Barry Jossen, Tana Jamieson, and the co-showrunners themselves.
Peter Friedlander, Vice President of Scripted Series at Netflix U.S. and Canada, expressed enthusiasm about the renewal: “We’re thrilled to bring back The Lincoln Lawyer for a third season… The show continues to top our global lists and it’s a testament to the work from a creative powerhouse team including Michael Connelly, David E. Kelly, Ross Fineman and our partners at A+E Studios.” Fans can eagerly anticipate further exploration of Mickey Haller’s world in the upcoming season, enriched by compelling characters and enthralling stories.