ABC has released the first trailer for the 50 Cent produced prison drama series ‘For Life‘, starring British actor Nicholas Pinnock.

Nicholas Pinnock takes the lead role in For Life as Aaron a prisoner who whilst fighting to get his life conviction overturned, fights cases for his fellow inmates. For Life is based on the true story of Isaac Wright Jr. a man who was wrongfully convicted for being a drug lord. After managing to get his life sentence overturned, Wright Jr went on to become a licensed attorney fighting on behalf of prisoners suffering the same injustices.

This is the next series after Power, that 50 Cent exec-produces (he’s also got a role in the series, of course!). Issac Wright Jr. also co-execs, alongside Doug Robinson & Alison Greenspan of Doug Robinson Productions. The pilot episode is directed by George Tillman, Jr. (The Hate You Give – 2018). He also joins the project as an executive producer. Isaac Wright Jr. also exec-produces.

Pinnock has TV credits including Top Boy series 1, Fortitude, Marcella, and Guerrilla. His film credits include the recently BIFA recognised, The Last Tree directed by Shola Amoo.


For Life airs on ABC from February 11th 2020. At the moment however, it has no UK broadcaster.