Set in Americas Heartland, Making a Murderer follows the harrowing story of Steven Avery, an outsider from the wrong side of the tracks, convicted and later exonerated of a brutal assault. His release triggered major criminal justice reform legislation, and he filed a lawsuit that threatened to expose corruption in local law enforcement and award him millions of dollars. But in the midst of his very public civil case, he suddenly finds himself the prime suspect in a grisly new crime.
'Making a Murderer' Season 2 May Arrive in 2017
Netflix's true crime documentary series Making a Murderer was as upsetting as it was captivating, grabbing a wide audience and putting all eyes on the case of Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey. Since that late 2015 finale, more has happened regarding the case, almost entirely due to the show's existence itself. So, now there's enough material for a second season, and it may be arriving in 2017.
A Second Season of 'Making a Murderer' Ordered by Netflix
The producers behind Netflix's docuseries Making a Murderer are working on a new lot of episodes, the streaming service has confirmed on Tuesday. — While there's no word on how many episodes are being made, or when they'll premiere, the episodes will update viewers on the case against Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey, who were convicted of torturing and murdering photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005.
'Making a Murderer' Duo to Adapt 'America's Most Admired Lawbreaker'
Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos certainly garnered plenty of publicity from their Making a Murderer series, which emphasised Steven Avery, who had been imprisoned for 18 years for sexual assault and attempted murder.
Case Defendants Still Feeling the Impact from Netflix's 2015 Drama 'Making a Murderer'
Netflix told the story of Steven Avery back in 2015, a man who in 2005 had previously been exonerated for a crime after spending 18 years in prison, and his nephew, as murder suspect in the killing of Teresa Halbach in 2005.