Jayne Atkinson joins Bluff City Law
House of Cards star Jayne Atkinson is set to join Jimmy Smits and Caitlin McGee in the upcoming legal drama pilot Bluff City Law at NBC, according to Deadline. The actress will play a “warm-hearted but incredibly shrewd and wise lawyer” named Della Bedford in the drama.
Written by Dean Georgaris (The Brave), Bluff City Law is a character-driven legal drama that follows the lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm that specializes in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases. Led by legendary lawyer Elijah Strait and his brilliant daughter, Sydney Keller, they take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while navigating their complicated relationship.
Georgaris executive produces with Janollari’s David Janollari Entertainment and Michael Aguilar. Universal TV produces with studio-based David Janollari Entertainment.
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