Marisa Tomei Seeking A “Lincoln Lawyer”

Marisa Tomei is in talks to join the legal thriller “The Lincoln Lawyer” for Lakeshore Entertainment says Production Weekly.

Based on the 2005 Michael Connolly best-seller, the story follows a low-level criminal defense attorney who ends up representing a wealthy client with ties to a previous murder case he handled.

Matthew McConaughey stars as the attorney, while Tomei will play McConaughey’s ex-wife and the case’s prosecuting attorney Maggie McPherson. Filming kicks off July 6th.