Inspired by the life of Isaac Wright Jr., For Life is a fictional serialized legal and family drama about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him.
When Maskins and Cyrus Hunt try to thwart Aaron's attempt at a retrial, Aaron is forced to try a desperate move, risking the wrath of a powerful new adversary. The election comes to a head as Safiya tries to warn Aaron that he is now a marked man.
ABC announced today that For Life has been picked up for a second season. The good news comes a month after the legal drama's freshman finale, and makes it the only new show on the network to be returning in 2021.
Inspired by the true story of Isaac Wright Jr., the series follows a wrongly-convicted prisoner serving a life sentence. Determined to fight for his freedom and get back to his family, he studies to become a lawyer while behind bars, litigating cases for fellow inmates while working towards overturning his conviction.
Look for Season 2 of For Life in 2021.