Unbelievable (miniseries)

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Unbelievable
Genre
Created bySusannah Grant
Based on
An Unbelievable Story of Rape
by

Anatomy of Doubt
by This American Life

Written by
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Susannah Grant
  • Michael Chabon
  • Ayelet Waldman
  • Sarah Timberman
  • Carl Beverly
  • Katie Couric
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkNetflix
External links
Official website

Unbelievable is an upcoming American drama miniseries created by director Susannah Grant. The series is executive produced by Grant, Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, and Katie Couric. On January 22, 2018, it was announced that Netflix had finalized a deal for the eight episode limited series.

Premise[edit]

Unbelievable follows "Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth."[1]

Cast and characters[edit]

Main[edit]

Recurring[edit]

Production[edit]

Development[edit]

On January 22, 2018, Netflix ordered Unbelievable to series from Timberman/Beverly Productions and CBS Television Studios with executive producers including Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, and Katie Couric. The eight episode miniseries is based on ProPublica article An Unbelievable Story of Rape written by T. Christian Miller and Ken Armstrong, and the This American Life radio episode about the same case, Anatomy of Doubt. Grant is set as showrunner and is also expected to write for the series along with Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.[2][3][4]

Casting[edit]

On June 25, 2018, it was announced that Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever had been cast in the series' main roles.[5][6] On July 26, 2018, it was reported that Danielle Macdonald had joined the main cast.[7] In August 2018, it was announced that Kai Lennox, Austin Hébert, Dale Dickey, Omar Maskati, Elizabeth Marvel, Liza Lapira, and Eric Lange had been cast in recurring roles.[8][9][10] On September 26, 2018, it was reported that Vanessa Bell Calloway had joined the cast in a recurring capacity.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 22, 2018). "Netflix Orders 'Unbelievable' Limited Series From Susannah Grant, Timberman/Beverly, Katie Couric & CBS Studios". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  2. ^ Franklin, Garth (January 22, 2018). "Netflix Orders "Unbelievable" To Series - Dark Horizons". Dark Horizons. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  3. ^ Busch, Jenna (January 22, 2018). "Unbelievable: Netflix Orders Series from Erin Brockovich Writer". ComingSoon.net. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  4. ^ Ge, Linda (January 23, 2018). "Netflix Orders "Unbelievable" Sexual Assault Miniseries". The Tracking Board. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (June 25, 2018). "'Unbelievable': Toni Collette, Merritt Wever & Kaitlyn Dever To Star In Netflix Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 25, 2018.
  6. ^ Otterson, Joe (June 25, 2018). "Toni Collette Among Three Cast in Netflix Rape Drama 'Unbelievable,' Lisa Cholodenko to Direct". Variety. Retrieved July 3, 2018.
  7. ^ Petski, Denise (July 26, 2018). "'Unbelievable': Danielle Macdonald Joins Netflix Limited Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 26, 2018.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (August 9, 2018). "'Unbelievable': Kai Lennox, Dale Dickey, Austin Hébert & Omar Maskati To Recur On Netflix Drama Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (August 14, 2018). "'Unbelievable': Elizabeth Marvel & Liza Lapira To Recur In Netflix Drama Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 14, 2018.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (August 27, 2018). "Eric Lange Joins Amazon's 'The Man In The High Castle' & Netflix's 'Unbelievable' As Recurring". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (September 26, 2018). "'Unbelievable': Vanessa Bell Calloway To Recur On Netflix Drama Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 26, 2018.

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