Netflix 'The Lincoln Lawyer': 5 things you didn't know about Manuel Garcia-Rulfo

The Netflix series also features Neve Campbell, Becki Newton, and Jazz Raycole in pivotal roles


                            Netflix 'The Lincoln Lawyer': 5 things you didn't know about Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
Neve Campbell as Maggie McPherson, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller in 'The Lincoln Lawyer' (Netflix)

Michael Connelly’s best-selling novel series ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ is being adapted for a Netflix series and will be coming out on Netflix, later this month. The series revolves around an attorney named Mickey Haller (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), who has not been practicing law for a year now because of an accident. However, a murder changes his life completely and gives him what he has been wanting.

The upcoming series seems to be an intriguing addition to the catalog, which already has amazing legal dramas like ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’, ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7​’, and ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’.

Apart from having an interesting premise, the series also features a stellar cast that will keep you glued to your screens. Let’s take a look at the cast of ‘The Lincoln Lawyer’.

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller in 'the Lincoln Lawyer' (Netflix)

 

Manuel Garcia-Rulfo as Mickey Haller

The Mexican actor began his acting career mid-2000s by appearing in several Mexican projects. Even though he studied at the New York Film Academy, he returned to Mexico to start his professional career. In 2013, he made his Hollywood debut with ‘Bless Me, Ultima’ and starred opposite Jennifer Aniston in ‘Cake’. Meanwhile, in 2016, he starred in the movie ‘The Magnificent Seven’ opposite Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, and Halyley Bennett. Rulfo was one of the main cast members and garnered a lot of praise for his acting.



 

Since then, he has been seen in several projects such as ‘Murder of the Orient Express’, ‘Widows’, ‘6 Underground’, ‘Greyhound’, and ‘Sweet Girl’. 

Neve Campbell as Maggie McPherson

Campbell needs no introduction. The actress has been one of the most influential stars of this generation and began her career in the ‘90s. Campbell began her professional career appearing in a 1991 Coca-Cola commercial and made his television debut with the 1991 series ‘My Secret Identity’. After appearing in a lot of supporting roles and cameos, Neve’s moment of glory came in 1996 when she was cast as Sidney Prescott in the horror-thriller movie ‘Scream’.



 

The movie turned out to be a huge hit and Campbell garnered universal acclaim for her acting. Since then, Campbell has been a part of several high-end ventures such as ‘Wild Things’, ‘Three to Tango’, ‘The Company’, ‘Partition’, and ‘Skyscraper’.

Becki Newton as Lorna

Born on July 4, 1978, Becki Newton moved to New York City for starting a career in acting and landed several roles in television commercials. The actress was seen making cameo appearances in shows like ‘American Dreams’, ‘Cold Case’, and ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’ before taking the world by storm in 2006 when she was cast as Ruthie in ‘Ugly Betty’. She played the role of Amanda Tanen on the show and was nominated for a SAG Award as well.

Actress Becki Newton attends the New York premiere of CBS All Access' "Tell Me A Story" at Metrograph on October 23, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

She also played the role of Quinn Garvey in the blockbuster hit series ‘How I Met Your Mother’. Recently, she was seen starring opposite Sarah Jessica Parker in the series 'Divorce’. 

Jazz Raycole as Izzy

Raycole began her acting career at the tender age of 9 and began starring in a string of television shows. From 1997 to 1999, she appeared in six different shows. Her first major acting role on Television came in 2000 with the series ‘My Wife and Kids’. She has since appeared on other television series, including ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, ‘Monk’ and ‘The Office’.



 

‘Jericho’, ‘First Day’, ‘The Soul Man’, ‘iZombie’, ‘The Quad’, and ‘I Ship It’ are some of the other projects she has been a part of. 

Angus Sampson as Cisco

The Australian actor began his career in 1996 with a television series titled ‘Recovery’. In 2008 he played Leonardo da Vinci in the children's television series ‘Time Trackers’ and also portrayed the role of Michael Thorneycroft in the three final episodes of ‘Underbelly’, the series based on Melbourne's gangland war.

He went on to portray Bear Gerhardt in the blockbuster hit series ‘Fargo’. Meanwhile, his movie credits include ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, ‘Insidious’ franchise, ‘The Mule’, ‘Darkness Falls’, and ‘Kokoda’. 

Actor Angus Sampson attends the Vanity and FX Annual Primetime Emmy Nominations Party at Craft Restaurant on September 17, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Christopher Gorham as Trevor Elliott

Born in California, Gorham started his professional career by being an intern on the popular series ‘Baywatch’. Gorham has appeared in several sci-fi TV series, ranging from a starring role in ‘Odyssey 5’ to the title character in ‘Jake 2.0’. Three years after ‘Jake 2.0’ ended, Gorham had a recurring role as Henry Grubstick in ‘Ugly Betty’, and played the main love interest for the series' heroine Betty Suarez.

Apart from acting, he has also given voices to several characters, including Barry Allen/The Flash in DC Animated Movie Universe, beginning with ‘Justice League: War’ and concluding with ‘Justice League Dark: Apokolips War’. 

Christopher Gorham attends the premiere of Focus Features' "Belfast" at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on November 08, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

 

Excited about 'The Lincoln Lawyer'? Catch the latest Netflix series premiering exclusively on Friday, May 13. 

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