The first teasers for NBC's new television version of The Firm are here, and it looks a little less like The Firm than Firm fans might have firmly hoped for, firm firm firm, but these brief snippets aren't a lot to go on. The show is set ten years after the events of the book and movie, and now the McDeeres are ready to come out of witness protection (is ... that how it works?), only to discover that they're still in danger. Josh Lucas takes on the Tom Cruise role as Mitch, with Molly Parker as his put-upon wife, Tricia Helfer as one of his enemies, and Juliette Lewis as his quirky assistant. "It's happening again," a panicky Mitch pants into a payphone, which is true in a number of ways. The Firm is happening again, lawyer shows are happening again, Josh Lucas is happening again, etc. Mitch can have "it's happening again," but "it's all happening again" really belongs to Barney and Mrs. Butterworth on The Simpsons.
Most Viewed Stories
What’s New on Netflix: May 2016
We’ll Probably Never See Queen Elizabeth II Be This Sassy Ever Again
Jimmy Fallon and Paul Rudd’s Recreation of a Styx Music Video Is So Good, It Might Transport You Back to 1981
Behind Jamie and Claire’s Daybed Scene on Outlander
Watch President Obama’s Wonderful Correspondents’ Dinner Speech
24 Outrageous Prince Stories
Let's Discuss Tonight's Episode of Game of Thrones
You’ll Probably Need Aloe Vera for All of the Burns From Larry Wilmore’s Correspondents’ Dinner Monologue
What’s Wrong With Game of Thrones’ Dorne Plot?
What's Next for Jon Snow on Game of Thrones?
Latest News from VultureReport: Get Ready to See More Diddy in or Around Your Movies, Because That's All He Wants to Do After His Next Album
"I want to stop at a great place," he says in Cigar Aficionado's June issue, per People.The Girlfriend Experience Recap: Meeting Annabelle
"Boundaries" feels honest and urgent in ways previous episodes haven't.Game of Thrones Recap: Eyes Wide Open
Despite a happy surprise, "Home" quite literally goes to the dogs.Here Are the 2016 Daytime Emmy Award Winners
A notable pair of victors from Sunday's portion: Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan.The Good Wife Recap: Were You Wanting Me to Cry?
One last cliffhanger, eh?The Carmichael Show Recap: Status Update
The Carmichael Show's greatest strength can also be a bit of a trap.Breeze Through Frieze
The Frieze Art Fair, a four-day carnival for art-lovers and art-buyers alike, begins on Thursday, May 5th. Take the trip to Randall’s Island Park and catch one of springtime’s most exciting New York offerings.Quantico Recap: Has the Voice Been Revealed?
The season's big reveal is surprisingly casual.Penny Dreadful Season Premiere Recap: Family Ties
Victor Frankenstein, meet Dr. Jekyll.Veep Recap: A Quick Banking Task Force
"This is the closet where Warren Harding fathered a child with his teenage mistress."
It's Bey's sixth chart-topper as a soloist.Did Bran Just Travel Through Time? An Explanation of His Powers on Game of Thrones
The rarest and most difficult form of warging is greenseeing, or the ability to slip into plants.Silicon Valley Recap: Horsing Around
The figurative screwing of Richard is juxtaposed with … well, you know.Theater Review: Dear Evan Hansen Could Be the Next Fun Home
A rare great musical about inner conflict.How Silicon Valley’s Horse Sex Scene Came Together
Just the show's latest dick joke.What's Next for Jon Snow on Game of Thrones?
George R.R. Martin hasn't painted the rosiest picture.What Is a Kingsmoot? A Guide to Game Of Thrones' Ironborn Elections
Democracy in action! (Sort of.)Let's Discuss Tonight's Episode of Game of Thrones
Welcome back, Bran.The Good Wife’s Robert and Michelle King on Saying Good-bye to Alicia Florrick, the Show’s Best Love (and Anti-Love) Scenes, and the Insanity of 22-Episode Seasons
"At a certain point, even we were aware that you start repeating yourself."Fear the Walking Dead Recap: A Touch of Class Warfare
Thomas is an true alpha predator.