'Rake': Greg Kinnear excited to not play 'a typical television protagonist'

"Rake" is going to be bringing the antihero to network TV. The stars and producers showed up in full force to the TCA 2014 winter press tour to promote the upcoming FOX series. The show brings Greg Kinnear to the small screen as a lawyer named Keegan Joye who doesn't have a filter -- or shame, for that matter -- and who gets himself into a lot of trouble while handling challenging cases. Kinnear jokes, "I don't know that I'd necessarily want him to represent me." "He wasn't built like a typical television protagonist, so that was kind of what appealed to me. The good thing is that he probably doesn't charge very much for representation," Kinnear quips. Creator Peter Duncan, who also created the Australian series of the same name, promises that "Rake" won't be another network procedural. Though there will be cases of the week, Duncan says that this is a show that...


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