Hit documentary ‘Making a Murderer’ followed the strange details surrounding the conviction, eventual release, and re-conviction for a new crime of Steven Avery.
For those who watched the series’ first season, most felt an extreme sense of anger and disgust with the legal system. Both regarding Avery’s early wrongful conviction paired with his eventual arrest for murder while he was suing the county make for some dramatic storytelling.
But at the end of the first season, fans were crying out for more. The ‘Making a Murderer’ story was clearly not complete, and all the characters in the series had quietly gone about their lives for the past several years until Netflix aired the documentary.
But never fear, Netflix has confirmed that they are bringing the series back for more episodes. From Netflix:
This next chapter will provide an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process, as well as, the emotional toll the process takes on all involved.
The episodes will offer exclusive access to Avery’s new lawyer Kathleen Zellner and Dassey’s legal team, led by Laura Nirider and Steve Drizin, as well as intimate access to the families and characters close to the case.
“We are extremely grateful for the tremendous response to, and support of, the series. The viewers’ interest and attention has ensured that the story is not over, and we are fully committed to continuing to document events as they unfold” said creators, Ricciardi and Demos.
“Because of Ricciardi’s and Demos’ incredible vision, commitment and keen eye, audiences around the globe became completely captivated by the personal stories of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey and the unique lens their experiences provide into the criminal justice system” said Lisa Nishimura, Netflix VP of Original Documentary Programming. “We’re thrilled to be continuing our longstanding relationship with the filmmakers, and look forward to giving our global viewers eagerly anticipated updates on this story.”
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