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Defending Jacob - Apple TV+ launch trailer for Chris Evans/Michelle Dockery series

Defending Jacob

APPLE has released the official trailer for Defending Jacob, a highly anticipated eight-episode, gripping, character-driven drama starring Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey and JK Simmons.

Defending Jacob will premiere with three episodes exclusively on Apple TV+ on April 24, 2020, followed by new episodes weekly, every Friday, through May 29.

Defending Jacob unfolds around a shocking crime that rocks a small Massachusetts town, and follows assistant district attorney Andy Barber (Evans), who finds himself torn between his sworn duty to uphold justice and his unconditional love for his son, Jacob (Martell).

Defending Jacob is produced by Paramount Television Studios and Anonymous Content, and created, written and executive produced by Mark Bomback, who also serves as showrunner.

All eight episodes of the series are directed by Academy Award nominee Morten Tyldum, who also serves as executive producer. The series is based on the 2012 New York Times Best-Selling Novel.

Watch the trailer