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‘The Staircase’ Trailer Reveals Colin Firth as Michael Peterson

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“The Staircase,” a brand new true-crime drama miniseries starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette, will premiere on Could 5, HBO Max has introduced.

The collection is predicated on the true story of Kathleen Peterson, who in 2001 was reported lifeless by her husband Michael after having fallen down the steps of their residence. Michael was quickly charged along with her homicide, resulting in a court docket case that drew headlines and revealed secrets and techniques concerning the couple’s relationship. The story acquired renewed curiosity in 2018, when Netflix launched the documentary miniseries “The Staircase,” which coated the case from 2001 to 2017.

In HBO Max’s collection, Firth portrays Michael, whereas Collette performs Kathleen. In a teaser HBO Max launched alongside the date announcement, Firth narrates a speech intercut with scenes displaying each the joyful instances within the household and the media circus they change into embroiled in following Kathleen’s demise.

“It’s my life on the road and I wish to inform my story,” Firth says throughout a household toast proven within the teaser. “And I promise you, after we are on the opposite aspect of this, issues might be higher. To la familia, and to those we miss.”

Alongside Firth and Collette, “The Staircase” additionally stars Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Guinee, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon, Odessa Younger and Parker Posey. The present is created by Antonio Campos, who showruns and govt produces the present with Maggie Cohn. Campos directed six episodes of the collection, whereas Leigh Janiak directed two. The present is co-produced with Annapurna Tv.

“The Staircase” will launch with its first three episodes, adopted by one episode weekly via June 9. Watch the complete teaser beneath.


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