“Presumed Innocent” Episode 7 Preview: Rusty Sabich’s legal defense is put to the test

Contains spoilers for ‘Presumed Innocent’

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Apple TV+’s latest courtroom drama, ‘Presumed Innocent’, delves into the complex world of the judicial system when a prosecutor finds himself embroiled in a high-stakes murder case.

Inspired by the eponymous book by Scott Turow, the drama centers on prosecutor Rusty Sabich (Jake Gyllenhaal), who finds himself accused of the murder of his colleague and secret girlfriend, Carolyn Polhemus (Renate Reinsve), and must prove his innocence.

However, with each episode, the plot thickens as the show expertly introduces new suspects in the murder case, showing its excellent storytelling skills.

What happened in Episode 6 “Presumed Innocent”?

Peter Sarsgaard and OT Fagbenle in a photo film by
Peter Sarsgaard and OT Fagbenle in “Presumed Innocent” photo shoot (@appletv+)

Tommy Molto’s problem quickly worsens in Episode 6 of the show as, despite gathering critical information from Herbert Kumagai (James Hiroyuki Liao), his overzealousness leads to mistakes.

Tommy’s issues escalate, especially when Eugenia (Virginia Kull) reveals that Carolyn filed an HR complaint against him, not Rusty.

During Michael Caldwell’s (Tate Birchmore) testimony, he continues to try to impeach Rusty, further complicating matters.

Meanwhile, Barbara Sabich (Ruth Negga) refuses to maintain the facade of a happy family, revealing her true feelings, which, while not betraying Rusty, help to protect herself.

She also informs Rusty of her kiss with Clifton ( Sarunas J Jackson ), hoping to foster honesty between them, but Rusty responds inappropriately.

The episode ends abruptly, with Raymond Horgan (Bill Camp) appearing to have a heart attack just as he is about to cross-examine Michael.

What to expect in “Presumed Innocent” Episode 7?

Jake Gyllenhaal in “Presumed Innocent” photo shoot (@appletv+)

Given the dramatic cliffhanger of Episode 6, Episode 7 of the show promises to be even more intriguing.

Although it is uncertain if Raymond is dead, the potential loss of his mentor and friend could throw Rusty into a downward spiral, significantly affecting his judgment and behavior.

The show may also introduce a new lawyer to take Raymond’s place, or it may involve Rusty defending himself, adding a fresh dynamic to the courtroom drama.

With Raymond gone, Tommy may feel emboldened to step up his efforts to convict Rusty.

Barbara’s newfound honesty could play a critical role in the trial, either helping or undermining Rusty’s case.

When will ‘Presumed Innocent’ Episode 7 release?

Ruth Negga in a still from “Presumed Innocent” (@appletv+)

The seventh episode of “Presumed Innocent” will premiere on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

Sharr White, Miki Johnson & David E. Kelley will write the episode, titled “The Witness.”

The remaining episodes will be released each week until the conclusion on July 24, 2024.

How to stream ‘Presumed Innocent’?

Jake Gyllenhaal as Rusty Sabich in ‘Presumed Innocent’ photo shoot (@appletv+)

You can watch the courtroom thriller that will immerse you in the exciting world of drama and suspense by subscribing to the Apple TV+ streaming service.

Apple TV+ requires a $9.99 monthly membership fee to view all of the platform’s original episodes and movies.

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