The limited drama series is a gripping, character-driven thriller based on the 2012 New York Times best selling novel of the same name by William Landay. An assistant DA's world is shattered when his beloved son gets charged with murder.
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Series cast summary:
Chris Evans ...  Andy Barber 8 episodes, 2020
Michelle Dockery ...  Laurie Barber 8 episodes, 2020
Betty Gabriel ...  Paula Duffy 8 episodes, 2020
Sakina Jaffrey ...  Lynn Canavan 8 episodes, 2020
Cherry Jones ...  Joanna Klein 8 episodes, 2020
Bradley Ryan Knispel ...  Student 8 episodes, 2020
Jaeden Martell ...  Jacob Barber 8 episodes, 2020
Pablo Schreiber ...  Neal Logiudice 8 episodes, 2020
Jordan Alexa Davis ...  Sarah Grohl 7 episodes, 2020
Daniel Henshall ...  Leonard Patz 7 episodes, 2020
Ben Taylor ...  Derek Yoo 7 episodes, 2020
Ted Arcidi ...  Kingston 5 episodes, 2020
Megan Byrne ...  Joan Rifkin 5 episodes, 2020
Tamara Hickey ...  Toby 5 episodes, 2020
Joseph Oliveira Joseph Oliveira ...  Police Officer / ... 5 episodes, 2020
Neil Towne ...  Lawyer 5 episodes, 2020
Poorna Jagannathan ...  Elizabeth Vogel 4 episodes, 2020
Jeff Bouffard ...  Newton Police Officer 4 episodes, 2020
Netta Dar Netta Dar ...  Ben's Friend 4 episodes, 2020
Adam Desautels ...  Lawyer 4 episodes, 2020
Patrick Fischler ...  Dan Rifkin 4 episodes, 2020
Odis Spencer ...  Principal 4 episodes, 2020
Hannah Yun ...  Dina Yoo 4 episodes, 2020
Nino Del Padre ...  Courtroom Attendee / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Devon Diep ...  Reiko Ishida 3 episodes, 2020
Larry Eudene ...  News Photographer 3 episodes, 2020
Shawn Fitzgibbon ...  Detective Peterson 3 episodes, 2020
Liam Kilbreth ...  Ben Rifkin 3 episodes, 2020
Laurie Kwiatkowski Laurie Kwiatkowski ...  Courtroom Attendee / ... 3 episodes, 2020
Hale Lytle ...  Matt McGrath 3 episodes, 2020
Cheryl McMahon ...  Mrs. Mandel 3 episodes, 2020
Carrie Ann Quinn ...  Kathleen 3 episodes, 2020
William Xifaras ...  O'Leary 3 episodes, 2020
Scott Sederquist Scott Sederquist ...  Head Trooper / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Aaron Andrade ...  Mr. Fuller 2 episodes, 2020
Michael Balzano III ...  Walpole Prison Guard 2 episodes, 2020
Brina ...  Plaintiff / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Peter Brownlee ...  Consoling Father / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Marilyn Busch ...  Judge French's Clerk 2 episodes, 2020
Berlis Cuevas ...  Judge French's Court Bailiff 2 episodes, 2020
Brendan Egan Brendan Egan ...  Middle School Student 2 episodes, 2020
Faith Fay ...  Teacher 2 episodes, 2020
Frankie Francois ...  Sienna 2 episodes, 2020
Michael Jibrin ...  Det. Freeman 2 episodes, 2020
Ken Kansky ...  Cameraman 2 episodes, 2020
Omar Khan ...  State Trooper Peter 2 episodes, 2020
Rob Lévesque ...  Attorney / ... 2 episodes, 2020
Robert Marsella ...  Officer Driving Jacob 2 episodes, 2020
Melissa McMeekin ...  Roxanne 2 episodes, 2020
Cassidy Neal ...  Detective 2 episodes, 2020
Therese Plaehn ...  Lita McGrath 2 episodes, 2020
Scott Sangster ...  Boom Operator / ... 2 episodes, 2020
David Arthur Sousa ...  Waiter 2 episodes, 2020
Michael Tow ...  Alex Wong 2 episodes, 2020
Henry H. Tran ...  Loguidice 2nd Chair 2 episodes, 2020
Michelle Violette ...  Paula Gianetto 2 episodes, 2020
Mauricio Viteri ...  CPAC Detective 2 episodes, 2020
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Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than twenty years. He is respected in his community, tenacious in the courtroom, and happy at home with his wife, Laurie, and son, Jacob. But when a shocking crime shatters their New England town, Andy is blindsided by what happens next: His fourteen-year-old son is charged with the murder of a fellow student. Every parental instinct Andy has rallies to protect his boy. Jacob insists that he is innocent, and Andy believes him. Andy must. He's his father. But as damning facts and shocking revelations surface, as a marriage threatens to crumble and the trial intensifies, as the crisis reveals how little a father knows about his son, Andy will face a trial of his own - between loyalty and justice, between truth and allegation, between a past he's tried to bury and a future he cannot conceive. Written by waynerussell-76767

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24 April 2020 (USA) See more »

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