Above are three variations of the trailer. The film is directed by Brad Furman who directed The Take in 2007. The Lincoln Lawyer opens at the end of this week and we have interviews with some of the cast coming up in the next few days.
Mickey Haller (Matthew McConaughey) is a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln sedan. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet (Ryan Phillippe), a Beverly Hills playboy accused of rape and attempted murder. The seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller. Director Brad Furman. Screenplay by John Romano, based on the novel by Michael Connelly. Stars Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, Marisa Tomei, William H Macy, Josh Lucas, Laurence Mason, Frances Fisher, John Leguizamo, Michael Pena, Margarita Levieva, Bob Gunton, Reggie Baker, Mackenzie Aladjem, Michaela Conlin, Bryan Cranston and Michael Pare.
US and Canada release March 18, 2011
UK release March 18, 2011