‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Netflix Cast and Cameos – Check Who Are Playing the Matthew McConaughey Characters in ‘The Brass Verdict’ Adaptation

‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ Netflix Cast and Cameos – Check Who Are Playing the Matthew McConaughey Characters in ‘The Brass Verdict’ Adaptation

The Lincoln Lawyer, a Netflix adaptation, offers a fresh look at a cast of characters that have already appeared in books and films. The series is based on Michael Connelly’s 2007 novel The Brass Verdict. The second in his The Lincoln Lawyer novel series, which began in 2005. The Netflix series is actually the second adaptation of the books. The first one was a highly acclaimed film stating Matthew McConaughey. And naturally, many characters from the previous films appear in the show with fresh faces.

So let us guide you through the cast of Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer and also tell you who plays these wonderful characters.

To start off the list, we have

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller

Role in the Show

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo has been cast as Michael “Mickey” Haller Jr. in Netflix’s version of The Lincoln Lawyer, replacing Matthew McConaughey. Mickey works out of his Lincoln town car since he has cases all over Los Angeles County, so he relies on his driver to deliver him to courthouses as he analyses case files in the back seat.

Where have you seen him before?

Manuel has been a sort of underrated star till now. But he has surely been part of a few iconic films. In recent history, he was seen in the 2016 re-adaptation of The Magnificent Seven, in which he played the tobacco-eating gunslinger Vasquez. Manuel isn’t a fresh face for Netflix as he starred beside Ryan Reynolds in the action-packed thriller 6 Underground. He played “3” in the film.

Social Handles

Rulfo is a huge social media lover. You’ll find him mostly posting on his Instagram handle manu_rulfo and sometimes on his Facebook account, Manuel Garcia Rulfo. Currently, Manuel has no other official social media accounts.

Popular Shows/Movies

His most popular body of works include Cake and Bless Me, Ultima, and the television series From Dusk to Dawn: The Series. In 2017, he portrayed Biniamino Marquez in Murder on the Orient Express.

Neve Campbell as Maggie McPherson

Role in the Show

Maggie McPherson is played by Neve Campbell in Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, a part formerly performed by Marisa Tomei in the 2011 film. Maggie received the title Maggie McFierce as a prosecutor because of her ruthlessness. However, Mickey prefers to call her Mags in the Netflix adaption. She is Mickey’s first ex-wife, with whom he shares a daughter.

Where have you seen her before?

If you were alive in the 90s, there is no way you haven’t seen Neve before. She was the most popular celebrity of the 90s, starring in highly successful films like Wild Things, The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, and Three to Tango, to name a few.

Social Handles

Neve is also a huge lover of social media platforms, like Twitter and Instagram. She is incredibly active in both tweets and posts almost regularly. Her official Instagram account is nevecampbell, and her official Twitter handle is @thenevecampbell.

Popular Shows/Movies

After almost 28 years in the film and tv industry, Neve Campbell has been part of some iconic films. Her most popular and rise to fame project has to be the Scream film series. She was also a mouse tv personality in the 90s thanks to her role in the Party of Five series as Julia Salinger. She also has worked with Netflix Originals before as a series regular on the highly critically acclaimed political drama series House of Cards.

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Christopher Gorham as Trevor Elliott

Role in the Show

Season 1 of Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer cast includes Christopher Gorham as Trevor Elliot. Mickey’s major client for the season is Trevor Elliot, who is suspected of murdering his wife and their lover. The character is based on Walter Elliot from The Brass Verdict. While the character in the novel is a movie magnate, he controls a video game firm in the Netflix series.

Where have you seen him before?

While people may not recognize the Ryan Reynolds and Andrew Garfield doppelganger by face, they must have surely heard him before. Gorham is known for voicing in DC Entertainment as The Flash. He has appeared in several animated films. Besides that, Gorham directed and performed in the 2017 film We Love You, Sally Carmichael!

Social Handles

Christopher loves social media and is almost on all the major sites. He is on  Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Also, Chris has his own official website and a Cameo account. 

Popular Shows/Movies

Gorham co-starred in Netflix’s Insatiable and is best known for his five seasons as Auggie Anderson on USA’s Covert Affairs, for which he directed and acted in many episodes.

Jazz Raycole as Izzy Letts

Role in the Show

Izzy Letts, a new character created for Netflix’s rendition of The Lincoln Lawyer, is a cast member who we all will recognize, played by Jazz Raycole. Izzy Letts is a defendant whose case is dismissed by Mickey, and she pays his fee by driving him about. As recovered addicts, they also assist one other in avoiding relapse. In The Brass Verdict, Izzy replaces Patrick Henson as a pro-surfer with a queer woman of color, allowing The Lincoln Lawyer to delve deeper into some of the story’s topics and give greater representation.

Where have you seen her before?

All The Office fans will surely recognize Jazz. She appears in two episodes of The Office between 2006 and 2007. She played Stanley Hudson‘s daughter in the episodes. Jazz was also a part of the hilarious TNT police comedy Rizzoli and Isles.

Social Handles

Raycole’s Instagram account is filled with gorgeous photographs of both her loved ones and herself. You should absolutely check out Raycole’s Instagram account to see which of her photos you like most. Also, be sure to follow her on Twitter while you’re at it.

Popular Shows/Movies

Jazz My Wife and Kids and Everybody Hates Chris are two of Raycole’s many roles. 10 Things I Hate About You, First Day The Secret Life of the American Teenager are also her note-worthy projects.

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine as Detective Raymond Griggs

Role in the Show

Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine plays Detective Raymond Griggs, a member of the Los Angeles Police Department, in Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer series. Griggs is looking into the death of Jerry Vincent and believes Mickey knows more than he is disclosing. Detective Griggs is not a literal adaptation of the novel, but he substantially replaces Hieronymus “Harry” Bosch, the protagonist of Michael Connelly‘s earlier novel series, who appears as a cross-over in The Brass Verdict.

Where have you seen him before?

Ntare previously appeared on Showtime’s The Chi and presently plays in IFC Films’ Farewell Amor, for which he received the Durban International Film Festival’s Best Actor Award.

Social Handles

The actor has almost 15k followers on his verified Instagram account, @bewareoftime, and has only followed one account, a Kenyan photographer Thandiwe Muriu. He also has a verified Twitter account with over a thousand followers. Apart from that, he is not on any other social media sites, such as Facebook.

Popular Shows/Movies

Steven Soderbergh is executive producing a documentary on Ugandan studio photographer Kibaate Aloysius Ssalongo, which Ntare will direct. Ntare has also appeared in many episodes of Steven Soderbergh’s The Knick and David Simon’s Treme.

Becki Newton as Lorna Taylor

Role in the Show

Lorna Taylor, who was played by Pell James in the Matthew McConaughey-led film, is played by Becki Newton in the Netflix series The Lincoln Lawyer. Lorna, Mickey’s second ex-wife, administers his cases and phone calls when he is on the road and in court. They married on the rebound after Maggie before finally splitting peacefully.  In a somewhat realistic portrayal of the character, Netflix’s The Brass Verdict gave Lorna Taylor more screen time, as she is essentially a voice on a phone line in book one.

Where have you seen her before?

Rebecca Sara “Becki” Newton is best known for playing Amanda Tanen on the TV show Ugly Betty. In How I Met Your Mother, she portrays Quinn, the dancer Barney falls in love with.

Social Handles

Newton does not appear to have an Instagram account or any other official social media presence at this time. Hopefully, the American actress will create an account soon so that her adoring admirers may express their affection for her.

Popular Shows/Movies

Becki Newton’s most prominent roles include American Aspirations (2004), Charmed (2005), After-Hours Mode (2008) The Sisters Chamberland (2011).

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Krista Warner as Hayley Haller

Role in the Show

Hayley Haller is played by Krista Warner in Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer, a part formerly played by Mackenzie Aladjem in the 2011 film.  Hayley McPherson, the daughter of Mickey and Maggie McPherson, stays with her mother as Mickey attempts to reclaim joint custody following his absence. Haller was aged up for Netflix’s The Lincoln Lawyer based on her book appearance, allowing her to have a greater role in the program and function as a figure for Haller to explain himself to.

Where have you seen her before?

Krista Warner is a skilled actor even at such a young age. Her work in the short films Up At Night, El Cuco, and Suburban Supernova helped her obtain her most recent role, Living In The Rectangle.

Social Handles

Warner, like Becki Newton, does not have an Instagram or Twitter account. Perhaps she’ll make one soon, especially since she’s on her way to becoming a national celebrity.

Popular Shows/Movies

Priorities Chapter One: Money Isn’t Everything, the 2021 short Loser, and the 2021 serial Middle of Nowhere are among her numerous programs and films.

Angus Sampson as Cisco

Role in the Show

In The Lincoln Lawyer TV series, Angus Sampson plays Dennis “Cisco” Wojciechowski, a character who did not feature in the first novel or the 2011 film. Cisco is an ex-Road Saints member who has turned his clean criminal record into a private investigator license and has been hired by Mickey to assist him with his cases. Lorna Taylor is dating Cisco.

Where have you seen him before?

You may have seen the name Angus Sampson on the screen a few times before. He has appeared in films such as The King, Underbelly, and Where the Wild Things Are.

Social Handles

Sampson’s Instagram account appears to be as enigmatic as his character. The Australian actor has a number of odd Instagram images, including one showing a set of scissors knotted together.  He does, however, occasionally share glimpses of his life as an actor with his 6,000 followers.

Make sure to follow Sampon on Instagram and Twitter for more of his work.

Popular Shows/Movies

Angus has been a part of many popular films. His long list of works includes famous titles like Insidious: Chapter 2, Fargo(2015), and  Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous. But his most popular appearance was in the Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road.

Lamont Thompson as Judge James P. Stanton

Role in the Show

Judge James P. Stanton, the presiding judge in the Trevor Elliott trial, is played by Lamont Thompson.

Where have you seen him before?

Are you trying to figure out where you have seen Thompson? You’ve probably seen him in one of his numerous TV roles, which include Miracle Workers, 68 Whiskey, and NCIS: Los Angeles. In the future, you will see him in Drawn Into the Night, a horror film. It is also likely that we’ll see him reprise his role as Frank Jones in Netflix’s The Upshaws when it returns in June 2022.

Social Handles

Lamont is a versatile personality, something his Instagram bio proves. He also has an amazing Twitter profile that he regularly updates with Tweets and ReTweets.

Popular Shows/Movies

Lamont has ruled over television for years now. His resume includes some truly famous sitcoms like The Young and the Restless, 24, and Mike and Molly.

Michael Graziadei as Jeff Golantz

Role in the Show

Michael Graziadei plays Jeff Golantz, the prosecutor in the Trevor Elliott case in The Lincoln Lawyer. While Golantz is in charge of the case against Trevor Elliott, he isn’t shown as a villain so much as a member of the court system that Mickey Haller must outplay.

Where have you seen him before?

Michael is well recognized for his roles as Steven on the crime drama series Criminal Minds, Travis Wanderley on FX’s horror television series American Horror Story: Murder House, and Mace in the DVD action flick Into the Blue 2: The Reef.

Social Handles

Graziadei is a loving father and devoted husband. His Instagram page is full of cute pictures of his twins. He also has a Facebook and Twitter account. However, he seems to be inactive on both.

Popular Shows/Movies

Some of his most critically acclaimed films are The Blackout, Boogeyman 2, and The Outside.

The Lincoln Lawyer cast: The supporting players

Apart from a stellar main cast. The Lincoln Lawyer has an equally impressive additional cast. It in includes Reggie Lee as Angelo Soto, Chris Browning as Teddy Vogul, Kim Hawthorne as Janelle Simmons, and Carlos Bernard as Robert Cardone. They are joined by Johann Urb as Jan Rilz, Jamie McShane as Detective Lee Lankford, LisaGay Hamilton as Judge Mary Holder, and Anna Khaja as Dr. Miriam Arslanian. Finally, the show also casts Amelia Brantley as Cherry and Jon Tenney as Mickey Haller Sr.

 

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