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Jules   October 28, 2017   Leave a Comment Boston Legal

James Spader won three Emmys for his role as Alan Shore on David E. Kelley’s law drama Boston Legal, but the longtime writer-producer behind Ally McBeal and The Practice said he received pushback from the powers that be when he first tried to cast Spader in the role. “I was told that no one would ever welcome James Spader into their living room,” Kelley recalled Thursday at a TV Game Changers panel presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. “People will watch him in the movies, but they will never let him in their own home.” Read More here

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