The courtroom drama follows 12 ordinary Australians from diverse backgrounds chosen to carry out jury duty for a murder case and how their lives are turned upside down in the process.
The series proudly pushes the genre further than ever before by taking on the classic murder mystery story and giving it a modern update.
Featuring an ensemble cast, the series stars big names including Sam Neill as defender Brett Coldy, Kate Mulvany as the accused Kate Lawson, and Marta Dusseldorp as prosecutor Lucy Bloom.
Meanwhile Brendan Cowell stars as Garry, Hazem Shammas as Farrad, Pallavi Sharda as Corrie, and Ngali Shaw as Jarrod, all of whom are members of the jury.
However, the cast list doesn’t end there!
Actors Brooke Satchwell, Jenni Baird, Matt Nable, Toby Blome, Warren Lee, Coco Jack Gillies, and Silvia Colloca, among others, also star in The Twelve.
The edge-of-your-seat mystery even includes one of the long running drama’s former writers, Leah Purcell.
In the second season we’ll see Sam Neill return to reprise his role as Brett Colby, alongside Frances O’Connor as Meredith Nelson-Moore in Western Australia to take on a high profile murder case.
Joining them are Tasma Walton, Kris McQuade, Amy Mathews, Erroll Shand, Fayssal Bazzi, Josh McKenzie and Anthony Brandon Wong.
Other names among the cast include Stefanie Caccamo, Sharon Johal, Luke Pegler, Adriano Cappelletta, Nelson Baker, Greg McNeill, Suesha Rana, Brad Francis, Keith Robinson and Isabelle Bäsén.
As for season two, there’s no word yet on when it will make its way onto the small screen, however, it has started production in Western Australia.
The new season will consist of eight 1-hour long episodes. Stay tuned for details as they come.