In case you’ve scrolled by way of Netflix currently, you then’ve probably noticed greater than a few high-profile true crime documentaries. The streaming large’s (and our personal) obsession with twisted, real-life circumstances started with the fervor that surrounded Making a Murderer‘s 2015 debut, and hasn’t proven any indicators of dying down. Since then, we have gotten extra entries into the true crime style within the type of haunting addicting docuseries like The Keepers and Wild Wild Country, and even American Vandal‘s true crime spoof.
To maintain us binging weekend after weekend, Netflix has gone one step additional and secured two extra documentary collection for us all to be concurrently fascinated and terrified by. Sound like one thing you would be desirous about? Check out what’s to return in Netflix’s true crime sizzle reel above, in addition to what the brand new docs shall be about beneath.
Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
Have you ever ever heard of the “pizza bomber heist?” No? Nicely, govt producers Mark and Jay Duplass have teamed as much as carry the story to gentle, and it is actually stranger than fiction. The documentary explores the aftermath of a theft gone incorrect in Erie, PA, in 2003, which resulted in a horrifying public homicide that made headlines throughout the nation. The story entails Midwestern hoarders, bombs, conspiracies, psychological sickness, and middle-aged mastermind named Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong on the heart of all of it.
In 2001, Michael Peterson, a criminal offense novelist and mayoral candidate hopeful in North Carolina, was accused of killing his wife after she was discovered useless and drenched in blood on the backside of a staircase of their residence. What adopted is a compelling story of “did he or did not he,” plus a 16-year battle in courtroom. Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade embedded himself throughout the case as Peterson grew to become a first-rate suspect. He was in a position to seize each stunning second, from arrest to verdict. Model new episodes of The Staircase are set to premiere first on the Tribeca Movie Competition in April, and ultimately stream on Netflix within the Summer time alongside the unique collection.