New family and legal drama, For Life will debut on ABC on February 11, 2020. Along with revealing the premiere date, ABC also shared a first look trailer for For Life.

What’s happening:

  • ABC has announced that Curtis 50 Cent Jackson’s new drama For Life, will premiere on Tuesday, February 11 (10:00-11:00 pm EST).
  • The network also shared a sneak peek of the new series:

About For Life:

  • Curtis 50 Cent Jackson executive produces this fictional serialized legal and family drama.
  • For Life, inspired by the life of Isaac Wright Jr., is about prisoner Aaron Wallace, who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.
  • His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves—his estranged wife and daughter—and reclaim the life that was stolen from him.
  • For Life will also, through the window of his ferocious struggle and his complicated relationship with a progressive female prison warden examine the flaws and challenges in our penal and legal systems.

The Series stars:

  • Nicholas Pinnock
  • Joy Bryant
  • Tyla Harris
  • Indira Varma

Creative team:

  • For Life hails from:
    • Hank Steinberg
    • Curtis 50 Cent Jackson via G-Unit Film & Television
    • Doug Robinson (Doug Robinson Productions)
    • Alison Greenspan of (Doug Robinson Productions)
    • Isaac Wright Jr.
  • The pilot is directed and executive produced by:
    • George Tillman Jr. (The Hate U Give)
  • For Life is a co-production of Sony Pictures Television Inc. and ABC Studios.


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