In a story from The Hollywood Reporter, Tommy Lee Jones is negotiating to direct and co-star in The Lincoln Lawyer. The film will star Matthew McConaughey and is based on the 2005 best-seller by Michael Connelly.

The film is going to be made at Lakeshore Entertainment. It follows Mickey Haller (McConaughey), he is a hot shot Los Angeles lawyer who runs his practice out of the back of his Lincoln. Haller doesn't take on heavy cases until he finds himself "defending a Beverly Hills playboy accused of murder."

At present, it is unclear what role Jones will have as an actor. The script was written by John Romano.