After portraying the role of a superhero whose real power is righteousness, Chris Evans is prepped and piping hot in Apple TV’s Defending Jacob where he plays a protective dad. The recent trailer of the thriller series reveals the versatility of the mature and ‘fitting’ actor. Evans has always portrayed different characters ranging from a righteous superhero to a junkie lawyer.
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The series also stars Michelle Dockery as Evans' wife and the IT movie actor Jaeden Martell as his son. It also stars Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Sakina Jaffrey, Betty Gabriel, and J.K. Simmons. The series' first three episodes hit Apple TV+ on April 24. Defending Jacob is from writer Mark Bomback, who is best known for his feature writing, such as The Wolverine, Dawn & War for the Planet of the Apes. Like the movie Knives Out, which also starred Daniel Craig and Ana De Armas, this television series is also a classic whodunnit that is likely to get you at the edge of your seat.
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The series is based on the 2012 bestseller by William Landay. Defending Jacob has Evans playing an assistant district attorney whose son is suspected of a gruesome murder. He finds himself torn between his duty and fatherhood.
Fans are excited to see Evans playing the role of a protective father in the series. This series also sets a new course in Evans' journey as an actor. This intense emotion-driven thriller will hit Apple TV+ on April 24.