REBEL – “Superhero” – Rebel and a group of residents take a stand to fight for clean water. Meanwhile, Cassidy’s new role puts the Stonemore case in jeopardy, and Grady grows frustrated when Rebel remains consumed with her work; and Cruz reaches his breaking point on an all-new episode of “Rebel,” THURSDAY, APRIL 22 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC.(ABC/Karen Ballard) LEX SCOTT DAVIS
This Thursday, ABC will premiere its new legal drama, Rebel. We currently live in a world where advocating for what we believe is right is more important than ever. Using the power of social media, rallies, protests people have been able to affect change in different aspects of our lives. Rebel follows Bello, a character inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich. With Kate Sagal leading the way as Bello, it’s sure to be a good time!
Here is the synopsis for ABC’s Rebel:
Inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today, Annie “Rebel” Bello is a blue-collar legal advocate without a law degree. She’s a funny, messy, brilliant and fearless woman who cares desperately about the causes she fights for and the people she loves. When Rebel applies herself to a fight she believes in, she will win at almost any cost.
Along with Sagal the series also stars, John Corbett, James Lesure, Lex Scott Davis, Tamala Jones, Ariela Barer, Kevin Zegers, Sam Palladio, and Andy Garcia. Rebel is executive produced by Krista Vernoff and Alexandre Schmitt, Erin Brockovich, John Davis, and John Fox, Andrew Stearn, Marc Webb, and Adam Arkin.
Ahead of its release, LRM Online spoke with Lex Scott Davis. She is a multitalented actress that has starred in films like Superfly and The First Purge. She plays Cassidy, Bello’s daughter. During our interview, we get to know more about her character and what we can expect from the series. We also talk about the timing of the series and what it was like working with Katey Sagal. It was a great conversation. You can check out the full interview down below!
ABC’s Rebel premieres on April 8th at 10:00 pm ET/PT on their network.