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New TV Series Will Explore What Happened to Young Lawyer in Grisham's 'The Firm'

Remember Mitch McDeere? By the end of attorney John Grisham’s best-selling legal thriller, The Firm, the fictional Harvard Law School graduate, his wife and his prison-escapee brother are hiding out somewhere in the Caribbean after providing the government with evidence to bring down a Tennessee law firm that was actually a criminal enterprise.

Now a new television series is planned to update the American public on what happened next. The show will include Grisham as one of the executive producers and is now in casting, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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