By James Hibberd
Updated November 30, 2011 at 08:21 PM EST

NBC has launched a couple of brief first looks at its new drama The Firm, starring Josh Lucas. Based on John Grisham’s best-selling novel, the NBC version is more like a sequel than an adaptation, picking up years after Mitch McDeere broke free of working for an evil mob-owned law firm. But darn it, they just won’t leave him alone. Can this drama salvage NBC’s season? It better, the network bought a full 22 episodes. See for yourself…