Netflix Releases Trailer For MAKING A MURDERER: PART 2
The first trailer for Making a Murderer: Part 2 has been released by Netflix. It gives us our first look at the next chapter of this true crime story involving Steven Avery. His story captivated audiences and when the first Season was released it was a major topic of conversation with so many people.
The first installment of the Emmy-winning documentary series followed Avery, who was convicted of sexual assault and attempted murder in 1985. He ended up being exonerated by DNA evidence after serving 18 years in prison. Then a few years after his release, he and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, were convicted for the murder of Teresa Halbach. As you’ll see in the trailer, the fight to get Avery and Dassey out of jail will continue with a new lawyer, Kathleen Zellner.
In the second installment, series creators Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return to the Midwest to follow Avery, Dassey, their families, and the legal teams fighting on their behalf.
Part 2 introduces viewers to Kathleen Zellner, Avery’s post-conviction lawyer, as well as Dassey’s post-conviction lawyers Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin with Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth.
These upcoming 10 episodes will provide “an in-depth look at the high-stakes post-conviction process and explores the emotional toll the process takes on all involved.” Ricciardi and Demos had this to say about Part 2 in a previously released joint statement:
“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. 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.”
Making a Murderer: Part 2 will be released on Netflix October 19th. Watch the trailer and let us know if you’re looking forward to part two of the series. Do you think it will be just as big and popular as Season 1?