Jason Bateman, Jude Law Series 'Black Rabbit' Ordered at Netflix

Netflix has greenlit the limited series “Black Rabbit” starring Jason Bateman and Jude Law.

The series was originally announced as being in development at the streamer back in October 2022. With the greenlight announcement, it is also confirmed that Cleopatra Coleman (“Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire”), Amaka Okafor (“Bodies,” “The Responder”), Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù (“Gangs of London,” “Slow Horses”), and Dagmara Dominczyk (“Succession,” “The Lost Daughter”) will all star in the series alongside Bateman and Law.

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The official logline for the series states, “When the owner of a New York City hotspot (Law) allows his turbulent brother (Bateman) back in his life, he opens the door to escalating dangers that threaten to bring down everything he’s built.”

Zach Baylin and Kate Susman created the series and serve as executive producers. Bateman will direct the first two episodes and executive produce along with Michael Costigan under their Aggregate Films banner. Law and Ben Jackson will executive produce via Riff Raff Entertainment. Andrew Hinderaker, Zac Frognowski, Justin Levy, and David Bernon also executive produce.

Bateman and Aggregate are currently in a creative partnership with Netflix. Bateman previously starred in the streamer’s hit crime drama “Ozark” and has multiple projects in the works, including a series based on the 2021 Esquire article “Daddy Ball” and the features “Carry On” and “Dark Wire.”

Law is known for roles in films like “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” “Closer,” and “Cold Mountain.” He has recently starred in shows like “The Young Pope” and “The Third Day.” He will also lead the upcoming “Star Wars” series “Skeleton Crew” at Disney+.

Bateman is repped by CAA, Lighthouse Management + Media, and attorney Tom Hoberman. Law is repped by CAA.

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