Fans of The Good Doctor have one thing thrilling to sit up for! A by-product of the medical drama is within the works titled The Good Lawyer. Keep scrolling for all the main points on the brand new sequence, together with the forged, plot and premiere date.
What Is ‘The Good Doctor’ Spinoff About?
The Good Doctor stars Freddie Highmore as Dr. Shaun Murphy, an autistic surgeon working at San Jose St. Bonaventure Hospital. Noah Galvin, Will Yun Lee, Fiona Gubelmann and Christina Chang additionally star within the tv sequence filmed in Canada. The present, which started airing in 2017, has been a smash hit on ABC, spanning six profitable seasons up to now.
The Good Lawyer is a female-led authorized drama that started improvement in August 2022. ABC ordered a backdoor pilot episode for the brand new sequence, which is able to air through the present season of The Good Doctor. The episode embedded within the season will arrange the plot of the brand new sequence and intertwine the storylines of the characters from The Good Doctor and The Good Lawyer.
Who Was Cast in ‘The Good Lawyer’?
Kennedy McMann and Felicity Huffman are set to star within the spinoff. The Nancy Drew actress will painting lawyer Joni DeGroot whereas Felicity will play legal professional Janet Stewart. According to ABC, the Desperate Housewives alum’s character is “identified for her fierce mind and dry wit. Stewart represented Dr. Aaron Glassman (Richard Schiff) in a number of authorized issues over time, so he turns to her to characterize Dr. Murphy, his beloved protégé.”
As for the pilot episode’s plot, count on to see some acquainted faces work together with the brand new characters.
“Dr. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) seeks authorized illustration to assist him win a case and places his religion in a promising, younger lawyer who has obsessive-compulsive dysfunction (McMann),” an outline of the episode learn.
Kennedy beforehand opened up about battling OCD in her private life, one thing her character may also sort out head-on in The Good Lawyer.
“I acquired into theater and it grew to become remedy for me,” she as soon as mentioned, per Distractify. “At 9, I might go to rehearsal and for these three or 4 hours, I acquired to exchange my mind with someone else’s. It was one thing the place I might escape my issues and have someone else’s completely different issues and it was such a reduction to me and have become certainly one of my therapies.”
When Will ‘The Good Lawyer’ Premiere?
The pilot episode of The Good Lawyer will air on March 6 throughout season 6 of The Good Doctor on ABC. The season started airing in October 2022 and up to now, plans for season 7 haven’t but been introduced.