Entertainment Sky, HBO Follow ‘Serial’ Podcast with ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ Documentary

01:21  17 may  2018
01:21  17 may  2018 Source:   variety.com

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Popular among them is the Serial podcast from NPR. In 2015, host Sarah Koenig shared Adnan Syed ’s story with the world over 12 weeks in In February of 2015, HBO released a documentary miniseries called The Jinx that introduced audiences to alleged multiple murderer Robert Durst.

Serial Season 1 Serial Podcast . 5. Episode 5: Route Talk. 6. Episode 6: The Case Against Adnan Syed . 7. Episode 7: The Opposite of the Prosecution.

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Sky and HBO are teaming again, this time for a documentary series about the Adnan Syed case, which inspired the popular ‘Serial’ podcast. Academy Award nominee Amy Berg (“Deliver Us from Evil”) will direct.

“The Case Against Adnan Syed” will run to four hours. Working Title TV and Instinct Productions are producing, and NBC Universal International Studios are distributing the follow-up to the case, which will play on the Sky Atlantic channel in the U.K. and in the U.S. on HBO.

The series will explore the 1999 disappearance and murder of 18-year-old Baltimore County high school student Hae Min Lee and the subsequent conviction of her ex-boyfriend, Syed. In production since 2015, the series will re-examine the events leading up to Hae Min Lee’s disappearance, the original police investigation, and the present day, when Syed awaits a new trial.

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The case against him was largely based on the story of one witness, Adnan ’s friend Jay, who testified that he helped Adnan bury Hae’s body. Serial Podcast . Episode 6: The Case Against Adnan Syed .

If that paragraph doesn't make much sense to you, then you probably haven't been following Serial , the wildly successful podcast in which Sarah Koenig reopens and reinvestigates the 1999 Baltimore murder case that put The problem is they completely undermine the state's case against Adnan .

Sky said the series will present new discoveries and “ground-breaking revelations that challenge the state’s case.”

“We’ll be offering viewers a compelling window into one of the most talked about murder cases in recent years,” said Sky’s director of programming Zai Bennett. “The hugely talented Amy Berg has unprecedented access to those closest to the investigation, which is sure to make unmissable viewing.”

Nick Cave will provide original music for the series. It will be exec-produced by Henrietta Conrad and Jemima Khan for Instinct Productions and Eric Fellner, Tim Bevan and Andrew Stearn for Working Title TV.

Sky, Europe’s largest pay TV operator, and HBO have a $250 million co-production deal and are working together on various projects. The pair recently announced Julia Davis comedy “Sally4Ever,” nuclear disaster drama “Chernobyl” is in production.

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