• HBO's Perry Mason Limited Series Casts Matthew Rhys As Its Lead

    7 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    After his Emmy-winning turn on FX's critically acclaimed spy series The Americans , Matthew Rhys will make his way back to television in the lead role of HBO's Perry Mason limited series. The series has been in the works for some time now, most recently with producer Robert Downey Jr. presumed to be taking the role of the famed fictional litigator. Now it appears as though the project, which is still technically in development, is one step closer to becoming a reality. Rhys' name has been bandied about in relation to Perry Mason as recently as November of 2018. That was the first time...
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  • HBO's Perry Mason Series Cast A Great Actor As The Lead Attorney

    HBO's Perry Mason Series Cast A Great Actor As The Lead Attorney

    7 monthes ago - By Cinema Blend

    HBO and Robert Downey Jr.'s upcoming Perry Mason project is finally moving forward, and it's landed a solid actor to play the lead role.
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  • HBO's Perry Mason Reboot: Matthew Rhys to Play Title Role

    HBO's Perry Mason Reboot: Matthew Rhys to Play Title Role

    7 monthes ago - By Coming Soon

    HBO's Perry Mason reboot: Matthew Rhys to play title role
    Golden Globe nominee and Emmy winner Matthew Rhys will be taking over the lead role from Robert Downey Jr. in HBO's limited series Perry Mason reboot, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
    Executive-produced by Downey and currently searching for a director, Perry Mason is based on the characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner. The series will follow the character at a time in his life when he is living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator. Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and is suffering the...
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  • Matthew Rhys To Star In Title Role Of HBO's ‘Perry Mason' Limited Series From Team Downey

    Matthew Rhys To Star In Title Role Of HBO's ‘Perry Mason' Limited Series From Team Downey

    7 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Emmy-winning former The Americans star Matthew Rhys has been tapped for the lead in Perry Mason , HBO 's limited series from Team Downey. Rhys will play the classic character in the reboot, which tracks the unorthodox investigator/defense attorney's origin story. Perry Mason is in the process of hiring a director, and once a helmer is on board, the series is expected to head into production.
    Written and executive produced by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald, who also will...
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  • Matthew Rhys Takes Over Title Role From Robert Downey Jr. in HBO's ‘Perry Mason' Limited Series

    7 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Matthew Rhys will star in HBO's long-gestating “Perry Mason” limited series.
    Rhys, who last year wrapped up his starring role in FX's “The Americans,” replaces Robert Downey Jr. who departed the project earlier this year. Downey is remaining on board as and executive producer.
    The logline for the series, per HBO is: 1932, Los Angeles. While the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression, this city is booming! Oil! Olympic Games! Talking Pictures! Evangelical Fervor! And a child kidnapping gone very, very wrong! Based on characters created by Erle Stanley Gardner, this limited...
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  • The Americans' Matthew Rhys to Play Perry Mason in HBO Limited Series

    7 monthes ago - By TV Line

    Matthew Rhys is going from stealing America's secrets to embodying one of its icons. Fresh off his Emmy-winning six-season run on FX's The Americans, Rhys has signed on to star as legendary fictional criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason in a prospective limited series at HBO. The project is being produced Robert Downey Jr., who was originally eyed...
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