YES! I am starving for a new true crime mini series!! The last one I became entralled with was The Keepers on Netflix. It has been awhile since I finished that series. I heard about The Staircase from a friend who watched (was addicted to) the original series in 2004. Now Netflix has a new and improved version of the original. Has some new episodes added as well.
The Staircase starts this Friday June 8 on Netflix
Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In 2001, author Michael Peterson was arraigned for the murder of his wife Kathleen, whose body was discovered lying in a pool of blood on the stairway of their home.
Granted unusual access to Peterson's lawyers, home and immediate family, de Lestrade's cameras capture the defense team as it considers its strategic options. "The staircase" is an engrossing look at contemporary American justice that features more twists than a legal bestseller. Read More