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Colin Firth to Star in ‘The Staircase’ Limited Series at HBO Max

Colin Firth to Star in ‘The Staircase’ Limited Series at HBO Max

HBO Max has greenlit a limited series based on the true-crime documentary The Staircase, with Colin Firth set to star.

The eight-episode drama comes from writers and showrunners Antonio Campos (The Sinner, The Devil All the Time) and Maggie Cohn (American Crime Story, The Girl Before) and Annapurna Television. Campos will also direct six of the eight episodes. Using the docuseries along with books and other materials written on the case, The Staircase will explore the life of novelist Michael Peterson (Firth), his North Carolina family and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen.

The series has been in the works at Annapurna ...

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