Kerr gets role in TNT’s ‘Legalese’

'seaQuest' thesp to co-star with Garner, Gershon

Edward Kerr has been cast opposite James Garner, Gina Gershon and Kathleen Turner in the TNT telepic “Legalese,” which recently began lensing.

In the film, Kerr plays a young attorney who teams up with a famed lawyer (Garner) to defend a murder case, only to find himself embroiled in a web of deceit. Glen Jordan directs from a script by Billy Ray. Film is skedded to premiere on TNT later this year.

Kerr was a regular on NBC’s “seaQuest DSV” for two seasons and co-starred in the HBO original film “Above Suspicion.”

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