Actor Josh Lucas (Beautiful Mind) has signed a contract with NBC to star in the networks reboot of the John Grisham Book/Movie The Firm. You may recall that Tom Cruise originally stars in the movie adaptation of the book.
According to the network John Grisham is helping create the story line as a non-writing executive producer which picks up nearly 10 years after where the 1991 novel left off.
Also helping run the show is former Law Order producer Lukas Reiter and eOne Television who will sell the show to an international audience.
The Firm has been picked up as an NBC midseason lineup.