Tatiana Maslany Joins Matthew Rhys in HBO's 'Perry Mason'

HBO's Perry Mason remake has cast a key role opposite Matthew Rhys.

Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany will join Rhys in the limited series, a new take on Erle Stanley Gardner's crusading defense attorney.

The series is set in 1932 Los Angeles, a boomtown despite the Great Depression, with oil, the Olympics, talking pictures and evangelical fervor all animating the city — along with a child kidnapping gone very, very wrong. The series will tell an origin story for Mason (Rhys), who when the story begins is not a lawyer but a down-on-his-luck private investigator.

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