EXCLUSIVE: Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Hope Davis (For the People) is set as series regular opposite Michael Stuhlbarg in Your Honor, Showtime’s limited series starring Bryan Cranston and based on the hot Israeli drama format Kvodo. Additionally, Lilli Kay (Chambers) will recur in multiple episodes.
The legal thriller hails from Peter Moffat (Criminal Justice) and The Good Wife‘s Robert and Michelle King. The 10-episode series produced by CBS TV Studios is slated to go into production this fall in New Orleans.
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Written by British TV writer-playwright Moffat, Your Honor is adapted from the Israeli series Kvodo, created by Ron Ninio and Shlomo Mashiach. The legal thriller rips through all strata of New Orleans society.
Davis plays Gina, who might be even more dangerous than her husband, the feared crime boss Tommy (Stuhlbarg). Kay plays their daughter, Fia, whose relationship with her new boyfriend might threaten her family.
Your Honor is executive produced by Robert and Michelle King and Liz Glotzer. Moffat serves as showrunner and executive producer and has written multiple episodes, including the first episode. Edward Berger (Patrick Melrose) is directing the first three episodes and executive producing. Liz Glotzer (The Good Fight, Castle Rock, The Shawshank Redemption), Alon Aranya and Rob Golenberg (Hostages, Betrayal) of Scripted World and James Degus of Moonshot Entertainment also serve as executive producers.
Davis received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for her lead performance as Hillary Clinton in The Special Relationship. She also was nominated for an Emmy for In Treatment and a Golden Globe for the feature film American Splendor, as well as a Film Independent Spirit Award for The Secret Lives of Dentists. Her TV credits also include Strange Angel, American Crime, Wayward Pines, Allegiance, The Newsroom, Mildred Pierce and Six Degrees. On the big screen, Davis has appeared in such films as Rebel in the Rye, Captain America: Civil War and Wild Card, among others. She is repped by UTA and Kipperman Management.
In addition to serving as a series regular on Chambers, Kay has appeared in Madam Secretary and Paterno. She is repped by Gersh and Authentic Talent.