Southland

Character: Detective Lydia Adams

Created by: Ann Biderman

Directed by: Christopher Chulack, Nelson McCormick, James M. Muro, Félix Enríquez Alcalá, Allison Anders, Guy Ferland, Guy Norman Bee, Stephen Cragg, Regina King, Daniel Sackheim

Written by: Ann Biderman, Sara Gran, Heather Zuhlke, Chitra Elizabeth Sampath, Chad Feehan, Zack Whedon

Produced by: Jon Paré

Cast Members: Kevin Alejandro, Arija Bareikis, Michael Cudlitz, Shawn Hatosy, Michael McGrady, Ben McKenzie, Tom Everett Scott, C. Thomas Howell

Released date: April 9, 2009

Episode(s) Number: Appeared in all episodes

Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller

Veteran Los Angeles cop John Cooper is assigned to train rookie Ben Sherman, who finds himself questioning whether he has the right stuff to be a police officer after witnessing Cooper's no-nonsense approach. Other members of the police team include Detective Lydia Adams, who is her mother's primary caregiver away from the office; her partner, Russell Clarke, an unhappily married father of three; Detective Daniel `Sal' Salinger, who oversees gang detectives Nate Moretta and Sammy Bryant; and patrol officer Chickie Brown, a single mother who dreams of joining the SWAT team.

Trivia

♦ When she was given a screenplay detailing a somewhat wild/graphic sex scene, Regina King argued with the producers over it because she didn’t feel her character would have sex like that.

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Script developed by Never Enough Design