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The Staircase - Netflix release full trailer for true crime series

The Staircase

Netflix has released the full trailer for forthcoming true crime series The Staircase, a 13-part documentary series featuring three Netflix original episodes (launching globally on June 8, 2018).

The Staircase is a gripping real-life courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside-look at a high-profile murder trial and is an engrossing examination of contemporary American justice.

It is the compelling story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed.

Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Jean-Xavier de Lestrade was granted unprecedented access to the case immediately following Kathleen’s death in the Peterson’s North Carolina mansion.

De Lestrade’s cameras were on hand to capture every moment of this extraordinary story from arrest to verdict, following in intimate detail Peterson’s home, the family and his defence team as it considered its strategic options.

Netflix will air three new episodes alongside the original series.

Watch the trailer