Making a Murderer will return to Netflix on 19th October for Part 2 of the critically-acclaimed documentary series.
The Emmy Award-winning original documentary follows the remarkable story of Steve Avery who was convicted for a murder he claims not to have committed. Watch the announcement below:
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The series is made by filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos. For Part 2, which features 10 new episodes, they return to the Midwest where they have exclusive access to Steven Avery and his co-defendant and nephew Brendan Dassey. They also speak with their families and legal teams, who are fighting for justice.
Part 2 takes an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process, exploring the emotional toll the process takes on all involved.
“Steven and Brendan, their families and their legal and investigative teams have once again graciously granted us access, giving us a window into the complex web of American criminal justice,” said executive producers, writers and directors Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos. “Building on Part 1, which documented the experience of the accused, in Part 2, we have chronicled the experience of the convicted and imprisoned, two men each serving life sentences for crimes they maintain they did not commit. We are thrilled to be able to share this new phase of the journey with viewers.”
Part 2 introduces Avery’s lawyer Kathleen Zellner who is fighting to prove that her client was wrongly convicted. Ricciardi and Demos follow Zellner as she works to uncover what happened to victim Teresa Halbach.
The series also follows Dassey’s lawyers Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin with Northwestern University’s Centre on Wrongful Convictions of Youth. They try to fight their client’s conviction, which could take them to the U.S. Supreme Court.
For more information please visit Netflix.com/MakingaMurderer.