‘The Staircase’: Director Antonio Campos On His Obsession With Michael Peterson & Bringing More Details To The Story [Bingeworthy Podcast]
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In today’s episode of Bingeworthy, our revitalized TV and streaming podcast co-hosts Mike DeAngelo and Rodrigo Perez dive into HBO Max’s new true-life murder series, “The Staircase.” Based on the much-buzzed-about documentary of the same name, the show follows the true story of Michael Peterson, a crime novelist accused of killing his wife Kathleen after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home, and the 16-year judicial battle that followed. The show premieres on HBO Max on May 5th and stars Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhbarg, Sophie Turner, Dane Dehaan, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Parker Posey, Juliette Binoche, Odessa Young, and more. (read our review here).
After our hosts discuss the show, writer/director/showrunner Antonio Campos stops by to talk about why he had to make the series and shed more light on the story of Michael and Kathleen Peterson.https://anchor.fm/theplaylist/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theplaylist/support