Maria Bello Cast The Trial Netflix

Maria Bello, Lost Actress Join Amazon Legal Drama From David E. Kelley

Maria Bello and Tania Raymonde have a (court) date with The Trial.

The actresses have been cast in  Amazon’s forthcoming legal drama from David E. Kelley (The Practice), per The Hollywood Reporter.

The Trial follows Billy McBride (played by Billy Bob Thornton, Fargo), whose guilt over losing a murder case has driven him to become an alcoholic, which in turn has cost him his wife — Bello’s Julie, an attorney herself — and his job. Over the course of the series, which is heading toward a 10-episode, straight-to-series order, Billy brings a case against his former law partner ands starts to get his groove back.

Raymonde (Lost) will play Brittany Gold, a prostitute/Billy’s legal secretary.

Bello and Raymonde join a cast that includes Olivia Thirlby (Bored to Death) and William Hurt (Humans).

Bello’s TV credits include ERPrime Suspect and Touch. In addition to Lost, Raymonde has shot stints on Switched at BirthCold CaseMalcolm in the Middle and The Last Ship, among other series.