Almost three years after “Making a Murderer” became one of Netflix’s most celebrated documentary series, the streaming service is preparing to release a follow-up season.
Netflix announced yesterday that part 2 of “Making a Murderer,” a 10-episode season, will begin streaming on Oct. 19.
Season 2 will follow Steven Avery and his co-defendant and nephew Brendan Dassey through their post-conviction processes.
Avery is serving a life sentence for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, which occurred two years after he was released from prison, where he had served 18 years for a crime he didn’t commit.
Filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos return for the second season, which follows Avery’s post-conviction lawyer Kathleen Zellner, who works to try and prove that Avery was wrongly convicted and win his freedom.
Meanwhile, Dassey’s post-conviction lawyers, Laura Nirider and Steven Drizin of Northwestern University’s Center on Wrongful Convictions of Youth, fight in federal court to prove their client’s confession was involuntary.
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