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— Now Renewed for Season 2 —

Set in 1932 Los Angeles, the series focuses on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner’s novels. Living check-to-check as a low-rent private investigator, Mason is haunted by his wartime experiences in France and suffering the effects of a broken marriage.

L.A. is booming while the rest of the country recovers from the Great Depression — but a kidnapping gone very wrong leads to Mason exposing a fractured city as he uncovers the truth of the crime.

Behind The Scenes of Perry Mason

Under The Fedora

The cast and creators of Perry Mason discuss how they took the legendary defense attorney character back to his gritty roots as a private investigator and recreated 1930s Los Angeles for a new kind of Perry Mason story.

Meet The Characters

Dive deeper into Perry Mason's rich world of characters with each of the main cast members and writers Ron Fitzgerald and Rolin Jones as they explore both the new and familiar personas in Season 1.

A Conversation With Robert Downey Jr. and Matthew Rhys

Join Executive Producer Robert Downey Jr. and Perry Mason himself, Matthew Rhys, for an in-depth conversation about reinventing the character to create a whole new Perry Mason.

The Craft: Kat Goodson

Post-Production Producer Kat Goodson takes us behind the scenes.

The Craft: Mako Kamitsuna

Perry Mason editor Mako Kamitsuna discusses her journey into filmmaking.

A Conversation with Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr.

Executive Producers Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey discuss Perry Mason’s journey from P.I. to lawyer and why no character will come out of Season 1 unchanged.

What The Critics Are Saying

“Superb... One of the best new shows of the summer.”

“Matthew Rhys leads a stellar cast.”

“One of the most beautiful series ever made.”

“Sumptuous... Engrossing and unpredictable.”


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