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Screener Squad: Defending Jacob

Defending Jacob Miniseries Review


When the body of a high school student is found stabbed to death in the park, District Attorney Andy Barber (Chris Evans) discovers his own son is the number one suspect. Andy and his wife Laurie (Michelle Dockery) must privately investigate the case, their son, and even their own pasts to discover the truth behind the heinous crime. The Screener Squad’s Bradly, Hunter, and Alex discuss Chris Evans’ post-Captain America career, the performances by the all-star cast, and if justice can be upheld when pursued by unconditional love.


DIRECTED BY: Morten Tyldum

STARRING: Chris Evans, Michelle Dockery, Jaeden Martell, Cherry Jones, Pablo Schreiber, Betty Gabriel, Sakina Jaffrey, Poorna Jagannathan, J.K. Simmons, Patrick Fischler

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