Another courtroom drama and a mystery thriller like The Lincoln Lawyer and Unseen is about to be seen. The Apple Tv+ series Defending Jacob created an intense drama of a family defending their kid from a murder that he may or not have committed. The show stars Chris Evans and Michelle Dockery as the lead. the series was very much liked by the viewers and demanded a season 2. The series left the fans on a cliffhanger towards the end of season 1 and now the upcoming season will have more to say.
Defending Jacob Season 2: Renewed or Cancelled?
The season was critically acclaimed by the critics so the chances for a season 2 are quite likely. The fact regarding the renewal is high but officially no information is given yet.
Defending Jacob Season 1 Plot: Father Defending Son
The plot of the series is Andy Barber is an assistant district attorney in Newton, Massachusetts. He investigates the murder of Ben Rifkin, a 14-year-old boy who was a classmate of his son Jacob and was found stabbed to death in a park near their school.
Defending Jacob Season 2: What To Expect Coming Season
Season 1 of Defending Jacob received a positive response from the audience. At the end of the first season of Protecting Jacob, we saw the barbers trying to go on a planned vacation to Mexico, where Jacob meets a girl – Hope. She later goes to a party with him but leaves early. The next morning, James is confronted because Hope is missing.
Later, Andy talks to Laurie and reveals that he thinks Billy murdered Patz. Hope is found alive, but the barbers leave Mexico early. Afterward, Laurie is agitated and worried. After that, he takes James to surgery. Andy finds that she threw away James’ albums and tries to call him.
Climbing in the rain, Laurie talks to James and asks if he murdered Ben, he didn’t believe her when he repeatedly said no and laments that he will never know the truth. Also see Love, Death and Robots Season 4 Release Date, Story, Cast and Everything You Need to Know Protecting Jacob Season 2 James is scared and tells him that he killed Ben if he wants to hear it. After that, Laurie drives the car to the checkpoint.
It is later revealed that the grand jury trial in which the story developed is for Laurie, not James. Later, Andy affirms that the incident was an accident, not knowing the truth. Laurie is cleaned up and Andy meets James, who is in a coma and Laurie is also badly injured. Finally, he comes home alone and there he sits in Jacob’s room and thinks. Let’s see what happens next.
Defending Jacob Season 2: Cast and Crew
There are some cast members in recurring roles with the mains-
- Chris Evans as Andrew “Andy” Stephen Barber
- Michelle Dockery as Laurie Barber
- Jaeden Martell as Jacob “Jake” Barber
- Cherry Jones as Joanna Klein
- Pablo Schreiber as Neal Logiudice
- Betty Gabriel as Pam Duffy
- Sakina Jaffrey as Lynn Canavan
- J. K. Simmons as William “Bloody Billy” Barber
- Daniel Henshall as Leonard Patz
- Ben Taylor as Derek Yoo
- Jordan Alexa Davis as Sarah Grohl
- Megan Byrne as Joan Rifkin
- Christopher Buckner as Young William “Bloody Billy” Barber
- Patrick Fischler as Dan Rifkin
- Poorna Jagannathan as Dr. Vogel
- Lizzie Short as Marianne Barber (flashbacks)
Defending Jacob Season 2: Trailer
The trailer for season 2 is not available yet but the season 1 is available on Apple TV+.