Defending Jacob Season 2 is an American crime drama limited television series, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by William Landay, produced by Apple TV+. The series was created and written by Mark Bomback and directed by Morten Tyldum. It stars Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey and J.K. Simmons. It premiered on April 24, 2020, and concluded on May 29, 2020.
There is no release date for Season 2 of Defending Jacob.
The storyline of Defending Jacob Season 1 follows Andy Barber (Chris Evans), an assistant district attorney in Newton, Massachusetts, whose life is turned upside down when his 14-year-old son, Jacob (Jaeden Martell), is accused of murdering a classmate.
Andy is initially reluctant to believe that Jacob could be guilty. But as the evidence mounts, he begins to doubt his son’s innocence. Andy must defend Jacob in court. While also struggling to come to terms with the possibility that Jacob may actually be a murderer.
|Andy Barber||Chris Evans|
|Laurie Barber||Michelle Dockery|
|Jacob Barber||Jaeden Martell|
|Joanna Klein||Cherry Jones|
|Neal Logiudice||Pablo Schreiber|
|Pam Duffy||Betty Gabriel|
|Lynn Canavan||Sakina Jaffrey|
|Billy Barber||J.K. Simmons|
|Leona Rifkin||Hope Davis|
|Ben Rifkin||Liam James|
|Derek Rifkin||Patrick Fischler|
|Hope Kline||Betty Gilpin|
|Paul Rifkin||Matthew Broderick|