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Bryan Cranston to star in new TV legal thriller based on Israeli series

‘Breaking Bad’ actor will play lead role in ‘Your Honor,’ which is modeled on Israeli show ‘Kvodo’ about hit-and-run involving judge’s son

In this photo from August 20, 2018, Bryan Cranston attends the 2018 Performer Peer Group Celebration at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, file)
In this photo from August 20, 2018, Bryan Cranston attends the 2018 Performer Peer Group Celebration at NeueHouse Hollywood in Los Angeles. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, file)

Bryan Cranston will star in a new TV legal thriller set in New Orleans based on an Israeli series.

Showtime said Thursday that Cranston will play the lead role in “Your Honor,” a limited series from executive producers Robert and Michelle King of “The Good Wife” and “The Good Fight” and Peter Moffat.

Cranston, who’s also producing, plays a respected judge whose son is involved in a hit-and-run accident. It becomes the catalyst for what Showtime called “a high-stakes game of lies, deceit and impossible choices.”

“Your Honor” is based on the Israeli show “Kvodo,” according to Variety, which debuted in 2017.

Production on the 10-episode series will begin later this year in New Orleans, the cable channel said. A debut date for “Your Honor” was not announced.

Cranston, who starred in “Breaking Bad,” is appearing on Broadway in “Network,” an adaptation of the 1976 film.

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