Jake Gyllenhaal wears a three-piece suit as he films a scene outside a courthouse for his new AppleTV series Presumed Innocent
Jake Gyllenhaal is currently filming the AppleTV show Presumed Innocent and was spotted on the Pasadena, California set on Monday.
The courtroom thriller is based on the book of the same name by Scott Turow.
Gyllenhaall – who is going strong with his girlfriend of more than four years, Jeanne Cadieu – executive produces the series alongside David E Kelley and JJ Abrams.
The book was also turned into a 1990 movie starring Harrison Ford.
It tells the story of a gruesome murder that throws the Chicago Prosecuting Attorney’s office into disarray when one of its lawyers is suspected of committing the crime.
Presumed Innocent: Jake Gyllenhaal, 41, stars in the new limited series for AppleTV based on the 1987 book of the same name by Scott Turow
Dapper man: The Oscar winner plays the lead character Rusty Sabich, who is accused of killing a colleague and must fight to prove his innocence
In the photos, the Oscar and Tony winner wears a black suit with a vest and jacket, a white shirt and a black tie.
Gyllenhaal plays Rusty Sabich, the passionate prosecutor suspected of murdering a close colleague when the evidence appears to point to him.
Ruth Negga plays Rusty’s wife Barbara Sabich. Bill Camp and Elizabeth Marvel also star in the limited series.
The series explores obsession, sex, politics and the power and limits of love, as Rusty fights to prove his innocence.
The 41-year-old has been a Hollywood mainstay since the 1990s.
And Presumed Innocent marks his first foray into a television series.
The Donnie Darko star most recently lent his voice to the Disney animated feature Strange World.
He will next star in Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant and Doug Liman’s reimagining of the 1989 film Road House.
New ventures: The series marks the first time the Tony winner appears as a regular in a television series
Courtroom scenes: Set in Chicago, the series is filming in Pasadena, California
The Brokeback Mountain star has been dating French model Jeanne Cadieu, 26, since late 2018 and he’s hinted that he’s ready to settle down.
‘That’s all I want is to be a good husband and a father,’ he told Howard Stern. ‘That really is what I want and now that I have fulfilled a lot of things in my career that I feel comfortable with, I can safely say that.
‘I don’t know if I could have said that before.’
Hollywood heavy weights: The Practice’s David E. Kelley writers, produces and is the showrunner while J.J. Abrams and Gyllenhaal also produce
Gritty city: AppleTV has announced Presumed Innocence will premiere on the streaming service in 2023