Edie Falco Discusses Playing No-Nonsense Attorney for Menendez Brothers: ‘She’s Definitely a Bulldog’

PEOPLE.com | 9/22/2017 | Char Adams
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Edie Falco has some big shoes to fill in her latest role.

On Law & Order, True Crime: The Menendez Murders, an eight-episode drama based on the notorious case which premieres Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. ET on NBC, Falco plays Leslie Abramson, the no-nonsense attorney to Erik and Lyle Menendez. Although Falco previously said she initially knew very little about the trial, she learned quickly that Abramson was a force.

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“She was very driven to defend these boys,” Falco says in an exclusive clip about the show. “When I see footage of her, she’s definitely a bulldog.”

The Menendez brothers fatally shot their wealthy parents in the den of their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989. Jose, a 45-year-old Hollywood executive, was shot point-blank in the back of the head. Kitty, 47, was shot 15 times, including once in the face. At the time, Lyle was 21 and Erik was 18.

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The brothers were eventually convicted...
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