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CBS Moves MATLOCK With Kathy Bates To Next Fall as Production Shifts From Toronto to L.A.

CBS has moved its Matlock reboot with Kathy Bates to next Fall as production shifts from Toronto (where the pilot was filmed) to Los Angeles.

Matlock is a new take on the classic legal series starring Andy Griffith. 

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After achieving success in her younger years, the brilliant septuagenarian Madeline Matlock (Kathy Bates) rejoins the work force at a prestigious law firm where she uses her unassuming demeanor and wily tactics to win cases and expose corruption from within.

The pilot filmed last Spring in Toronto.

Related: CBS Pilot Matlock With Kathy Bates Starts Filming in Toronto as NYC


Writer/Producers: Jennie Snyder Urman (Jane the Virgin creator), Eric Christian Olsen (NCIS: Los Angeles star).

Pilot director: Kat Coiro.

Cast: Kathy Bates, Skye P. Marshall, Jason Ritter, David Del Rio, Leah Lewis.

Kathy Bates as Madeline Matlock.

Skye P. Marshall plays attorney Olympia., who’s a key rainmaker at the New York City law firm.

Jason Ritter as attorney Julian, who’s the son of the head of the law firm.

David Del Rio plays associate Billy, who helps “Matty” navigate her new work environment at the law firm.

Nancy Drew’s Leah Lewis plays junior associate Sarah, who’s highly ambitious and not pleased about having to work alongside Matty at the law firm.

Producers: Kathy Bates, Kat Coiro, Sutton Street, Take 5 Productions, Cloud 9 Productions. CBS Studios.

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