Making a Murderer

‘Making a Murderer’ Already Editing Season 2 Episodes

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick 5 days ago
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The ten-year development of Netflix’s Making a Murderer left it all-but-impossible to envision what format a second season would take, especially as new headlines from the case continually alter the narrative. Netflix’s immediate plan is as open a mystery as the Teresa Halbach case itself, but it seems filmmakers Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi are already editing together new episodes.

‘Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey Ordered Released, Pending Retrial

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick November 14, 2016 @ 2:39 PM
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Whether or not you subscribe to Netflix’s Making a Murderer championing Steven Avery’s innocence, few would argue the cruelty of Avery’s cousin Brendan Dassey being railroaded as an accomplice. There may yet be good news on that front, as Dassey’s overturned conviction and release have been made official, even as the state intends to re-try him.

Wisconsin Appeals ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject’s Overturned Conviction

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 9, 2016 @ 7:52 PM
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The narrative of Netflix’s Making a Murderer got a major shot in the arm when Steven Avery’s cousin and alleged accomplice Brendan Dassey had his conviction overturned, making it possible he’d walk free. Right on schedule, however, the state of Wisconsin has appealed the decision, potentially keeping Dassey behind bars longer.

‘Making a Murderer’ Lawyer Says New Suspect Could Exonerate Steven Avery

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 19, 2016 @ 8:51 PM
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Just when you thought the buzz around Netflix’s Making a Murderer had died down, the overturned conviction of Steven Avery’s “accomplice” Brendan Dassey got followers buzzing. Now, weeks away from Avery’s new lawyer Kathleen Zellner filing a new appeal, a new report suggests that an alternate suspect could finally clear Avery’s name.

Steven Avery Lawyer Says ‘Making a Murderer’ Conviction to Be Overturned As Well

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 15, 2016 @ 11:02 AM
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Last we’d heard of Making a Murderer subject Steven Avery, the twice-convicted Wisconsin native seemed to grow uncharacteristically bitter with his former lawyers, even as new attorney Kathleen Zellner prepared his next appeal. All involved were taken aback last week when Avery’s “accomplice” Brendan Dassey had his conviction overturned, but what do Zellner and Avery believe it means for him?

‘Making a Murderer’ Directors, Lawyers Respond to Brendan Dassey Overturn

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 13, 2016 @ 10:31 PM
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Friday dropped a bombshell on anyone familiar with the subjects of Netflix’s Making a Murderer, namely that Steven Avery’s “accomplice” and nephew Brendan Dassey had his conviction overturned, and could well walk free. Now, filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos respond to the shocking news, as well do former Avery lawyers Jerry Buting and Dean Strang.

Federal Judge Orders ‘Making a Murderer’ Subject Released From Prison

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by Matt Singer August 12, 2016 @ 3:33 PM
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Netflix has already announced a second season of Making a Murderer, their surprise hit true-crime series that captured the nation’s imagination last winter. The streaming service confirmed last month that filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos were already at work on a second batch of episodes “centering on new developments in the [Steven] Avery and [Brendan] Dassey cases. If that’s true, their show just got a huge real-life plot twist.

‘Making a Murderer’ Lawyer Responds to Steven Avery’s Sudden Slam

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 29, 2016 @ 12:58 PM
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The ten-year production of Netflix’s Making a Murderer leaves it unclear what a confirmed second season will chronicle, but there may at least be some in-house drama to start. Following Avery’s recent words decrying series breakout laywers Jerry Buting and Dean Strang, the former has now made a statement on his ex-client’s claims.

‘Making a Murderer’ Season 2 Officially in Production, Netflix Confirms

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 19, 2016 @ 11:25 AM
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Initial outrage around the Steven Avery case chronicled in Netflix’s Making a Murderer appeared to have cooled (it was about 700 outrages ago), but it seems the story will indeed continue. Netflix has confirmed filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos have begun production of a second season, centering on new developments in the Avery and Dassey cases.