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Scoop: NBC's Firm Sequel Retains Josh Lucas

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Josh Lucas is in final negotiations to play the lead in NBC’s midseason drama The Firm, based on the hit Paramount feature starring Tom Cruise.

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The series picks up 10 years after the events of the movie and the John Grisham novel. This will mark the first regular TV series role for Lucas, who is best known for his work in films such as Glory Road, A Beautiful Mind and Poseidon.

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