Bosch is back, un­der pres­sure

The Times Herald (Norristown, PA) - - LIVING - By Peter Larsen

As the fourth sea­son of “Bosch” opens, the emo­tional stakes for De­tec­tive Harry Bosch couldn’t be any higher, says Ti­tus Wel­liver, the ac­tor who stars in the Ama­zon se­ries based on the best-sell­ing thriller se­ries by Michael Con­nelly.

He’s placed in charge of the mur­der in­ves­ti­ga­tion of a prom­i­nent Los An­ge­les at­tor­ney who spe­cial­ized in su­ing the po­lice for abuse and bru­tal­ity, so the pos­si­bil­ity of a cop pulling the trig­ger is at the fore­front of pub­lic and po­lice spec­u­la­tion.

“It’s not like any­thing ever goes eas­ily for Harry,” says Wel­liver as he drove to a tap­ing of co­me­dian Adam Carolla’s pod­cast on Wed­nes­day be­fore head­ing to Dodger Sta­dium, where he and Con­nelly were to throw out the first ball.

Bosch is also still in­ves­ti­gat­ing the mur­der of his mother on the down low, and his ex-wife Eleanor (Sarah Clarke) is act­ing strangely, so much so that their teenage daugh­ter Mad­die (Madi­son Lintz) is in­creas­ingly alarmed.

“He’s jug­gling all those balls at the same time,” Wel­liver says of the show that re­turned to Ama­zon last week. “In some ways, though, it’s dif­fer­ent. I think we al­ways sort of in­crease the scope, the scale of the show.

“Peo­ple al­ways say, ‘Oh, and then it comes full cir­cle,’ “he says. “I don’t think our story this sea-

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF AMA­ZON

De­tec­tive Harry Bosch, played by Ti­tus Wel­liver, con­sid­ers the scene of the mur­der on the An­gels Flight fu­nic­u­lar that kicks off sea­son four of the Ama­zon se­ries “Bosch.”

PHOTO COUR­TESY OF AMA­ZON

Ac­tor Ti­tus Wel­liver found a dream job in the part of Harry Bosch in the Ama­zon se­ries “Bosch.”

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