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[08/05/21 - 11:51 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 5
Updates include: "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" eyes new life at Roku; Neil Patrick Harris to star in Netflix's "Uncoupled"; and Cobie Smulders cast in FX's "Impeachment: American Crime Story."

[07/19/21 - 11:40 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 19
Updates include: Madeleine Mantock to exit The CW's "Charmed"; Emma McDonald scores lead role in AMC's "Moonhaven"; and HBO's Alicia Vikander-led "Irma Vep" fills out principal cast.

[07/09/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Friday, July 9
Updates include: Netflix pulls the plug on "Cursed"; Kumail Nanjiani attached to star in FX's "Homeland Elegies"; and Devon Terrell tapped for HBO Max's "Rap Sh*t."

[07/01/21 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 1
Updates include: ABC passes on three drama projects; Nadine Ellis set as new lead on FOX's "Our Kind of People"; and William Fichtner to replace Dennis Quaid in Peacock's "Joe Exotic."

[06/30/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, June 30
Updates include: Nick Offerman signs onto Amazon's "A League of Their Own"; NBC's "Dangerous Moms" casts trio; and Michael Stuhlbarg tapped for HBO Max's "The Staircase."

[06/25/21 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, June 25
Updates include: NBC cancels "Good Girls" after four seasons; HBO fills out cast of "We Own This City"; and Laurie Holden tapped for Amazon's "The Boys."

[06/15/21 - 11:13 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 15
Updates include: Megan Boone to exit "The Blacklist" after eight seasons; Nate Corddry cast in Amazon's "Paper Girls"; and Dane DeHaan tapped for "The Staircase" at HBO Max.

[06/10/21 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 10
Updates include: Jameela Jamil cast as Titania in "She-Hulk" at Disney+; William H. Macy, Laurie Metcalf among latest tapped for Hulu's "The Dropout"; and Joe Morton signs onto FOX's "Our Kind of People."

[06/07/21 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Monday, June 7
Updates include: "The Good Doctor" confirms addition, exit; Meg DeLoatch to run "The Neighborhood" at CBS; and Matthew Goode accepts "The Offer" at Paramount+.

[06/01/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 1
Updates include: Michelle Nader to run new season of Hulu's "Dollface"; Sophie Turner signs onto HBO Max's "The Staircase"; and Sam Keeley latest tapped for Peacock's "Joe Exotic."

[05/26/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 26
Updates include: Michiel Huisman cast in Apple's "Echo 3"; Christopher McDonald latest cast in "Secret Invasion" at Disney+; and Parker Posey tapped for HBO Max's "The Staircase."

[05/20/21 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 20
Updates include: Juliette Binoche boards HBO Max's "The Staircase"; "Grey's Anatomy" confirms another series regular's exit; and Kathleen Turner signs onto HBO's "The White House Plumbers."

[05/04/21 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 4
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The Irregulars"; two original "The Flash" cast members to exit as regulars; and Harold Perrineau to star in Epix's "From."

[04/29/21 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 29
Updates include: Netflix cancels Katherine Ryan's "The Duchess"; ABC's "The Conners" on track for fourth season; and Toni Collette cast in HBO Max's "The Staircase."

[03/31/21 - 11:02 AM]
HBO Max Orders "The Staircase," A Limited Series Adaptation of the True Crime Docuseries
Colin Firth will star as American novelist Michael Peterson while Antonio Campos will direct six of the eight planned episodes.







STAIRCASE, THE (HBO MAX)
Premieres in TBA 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
limited series
DESCRIPTION:
(from WarnerMedia's press release, March 2021) HBO Max has ordered THE STAIRCASE, an eight-episode limited series starring Academy and BAFTA Award-Winner(R) Colin Firth as American novelist Michael Peterson. The Max Original is a co-production between HBO Max and Annapurna Television. Antonio Campos will direct 6 of the 8 episodes. Adapting the true crime docuseries "The Staircase" and various books and reports on the case, THE STAIRCASE is an exploration of the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Colin Firth as Michael Peterson
· Dane DeHaan as Clayton Peterson
· Juliette Binoche
· Justice Leak as Tom Maher
· Michael Stuhlbarg as David Rudolf
· Odessa Young as Martha Ratliff
· Olivia DeJonge as Caitlin Atwater
· Parker Posey as Freda Black
· Patrick Schwarzenegger as Todd Peterson
· Rosemarie DeWitt as Candace Zamperini
· Sophie Turner as Margaret Ratliff
· Tim Guinee as Bill Peterson
· Toni Collette as Kathleen Peterson
· Vincent Vermignon as Jean-Xavier de Lestrade
CREW INFORMATION:
· Antonio Campos as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Leigh Janiak as DIR
· Maggie Cohn as CRTR/EP
· Sue Naegle as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Annapurna Television