Created by Ron Fitzgerald, Rolin Jones. With Matthew Rhys, Juliet Rylance, Chris Chalk, Shea Whigham. In booming 1932 Los Angeles, a down-and-out defense attorney takes on the case of a lifetime.
In booming 1932 Los Angeles, a down-and-out defense attorney takes on the case of a lifetime.
period drama television miniseries based on the character of the same name created by Erle Stanley Gardner which premiered on June 21, 2020 on HBO. The series was developed and written by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald and stars Matthew Rhys in the title role.
In 1932, the Great Depression grips the United States but Los Angeles is prospering thanks to an oil boom, the film industry, the summer's Olympic Games, and a massive evangelical Christian revival. Down-and-out criminal defense attorney Perry Mason is retained for a sensational child kidnapping trial and his investigation portends major consequences for Mason, his client, and the city itself.