Mark Bomback is the executive producer, creator, and showrunner for the Apple TV+ show, Defending Jacob. The show was listed as the #1 premiere for any show on the platform according to 3rd party data, later confirmed by Apple.
Bomback recently gave an exclusive interview with Deadline apart of its ongoing “Behind the Lens” series, in the interview Bomback discusses the challenges of creating Defending Jacob, as per the report:
I recently interviewed him for this virtual edition of my Deadline video series Behind the Lens, when we talked about the challenges and pluses of working in a streaming environment for a project like this. He tells me the original idea was to make Defending Jacob as a motion picture, but that as he got more into it the limited series format seemed ideal to flesh out the story of a assistant DA, played by Chris Evans, whose young son becomes a main suspect in the murder of a student at this school.
Bomback is thought to be the man and the brains behind the show, spearheading its premiere on April 24th which led to its initial success. The whole interview is 9 minutes long, and if you’re a fan of the show, it’s worth watching, you can find it here.