The Good Doctor would have a spin-off legal drama show

The Good Doctor is said to have a legal drama spinoff called The Good Lawyer, following a brilliant 20-something lawyer who battles OCD.

the good doctor would get a spin-off called The good lawyer with a female lead role. The ABC Medical Drama the good doctorwhich was developed by Accommodation Creator David Shore, enjoyed success for five seasons, with Season 6 set to premiere on October 3. It follows the staff of a California hospital and young surgeon Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore), who has savant syndrome and autism.

According DeadlineShore and co-showrunner Liz Friedman are reportedly working on a spinoff of the good doctor. Title The good lawyer, it would follow Joni, a passionate but anxious twenty-something who is a successful lawyer and battles OCD, as well as Janet, a seasoned partner in Joni’s firm. Sources say Joni and Janet will appear in the good doctor season 6, episode 13, with the hour running as a backdoor pilot. The roles of Janet and Joni are reportedly being cast. The good lawyer will introduce its characters as Dr. Murphy’s legal team when he finds himself in trouble.


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ABC seems to follow a pattern of expanding long-running dramas like The recruitwith a spin-off of this series scheduled to premiere in the fall of 2022. It is a good idea to introduce the good doctor spinoff with a direct relationship to the beloved Dr. Murphy, and it’s intriguing to hear he’ll be in legal trouble. It will also be interesting to explore another brilliant character from the franchise, bringing a broader representation but sticking to the good doctordiscussion and representation of people living with disabilities.

Source: Deadline