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Presumed Innocent: Everything we know about trailer, plot, production, cast and crew

Jake Gyllenhaal‘s character repeatedly denies committing murder in the new trailer for Apple TV+’s ‘Presumed Innocent.’ The series is based on Scott Turow‘s novel and premieres on June 12.


In the trailer for ‘Presumed Innocent,’ Jake Gyllenhaal’s character, Rusty Sabich, repeatedly states, “I did not kill her.” He says this phrase multiple times throughout the trailer, making his innocence a central theme. At one point, Sabich even asks, “Do you really think I killed her?” This line is part of a rapid audio montage near the end, emphasizing his persistent denial.


‘Presumed Innocent’ is based on Scott Turow’s 1987 novel. The story follows prosecutor Rusty Sabich, who is accused of murdering a colleague with whom he had an affair. The novel was previously adapted into a 1990 film starring Harrison Ford as Rusty. This new adaptation for Apple TV+ will premiere on June 12.

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Cast and Crew

The limited series is led by showrunner David E. Kelley, known for courtroom dramas like ‘L.A. Law’ and ‘The Lincoln Lawyer.’ J.J. Abrams is an executive producer. The series was ordered by Apple in early 2022. The cast includes Ruth Negga as Rusty’s wife and Peter Sarsgaard as the lead prosecutor. Other cast members are Bill Camp, O-T Fagbenle, Chase Infiniti, Elizabeth Marvel, Nana Mensah, Renate Reinsve and Kingston Rumi Southwick.


‘Presumed Innocent’ is produced by Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions and David E. Kelley Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Executive producers include Abrams, Kelley, Rachel Rusch Rich, Matthew Tinker, Dustin Thomason, Sharr White, Jake Gyllenhaal, and directors Anne Sewitsky and Greg Yaitanes. Scott Turow and Miki Johnson are co-executive producers. Sewitsky directed the first two and the final episode, while Yaitanes directed episodes three through seven.


What is the premise of ‘Presumed Innocent’?
‘Presumed Innocent’ follows prosecutor Rusty Sabich, who is accused of murdering a colleague with whom he had an affair. The series explores his struggle to prove his innocence.

When will ‘Presumed Innocent’ premiere on Apple TV+?
‘Presumed Innocent’ premieres on June 12 on Apple TV+. The series is based on Scott Turow’s 1987 novel and stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Rusty Sabich.

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