The Innocent Man

Watch The Innocent Man Trailer Netflix New True Crime Series

Netflix is slowly becoming the place to be for True Crime enthusiasts. In a story that gained national attention with John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town.

The six-part documentary series focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s – and the controversial chain of events that followed.

This series does share a lot of similarities to popular Netflix series Making A Murderer. highlighting the injustices of the American legal system whilst asking if the accused is guilty or innocent. This story seems to be a bit clearer on who is innocent but don’t let this put you off watching this.

Just hope this docu-series highlights the toxic coercive atmosphere of American criminal law and those who abuse it. You can decide yourselves later this month, before check out the Official Trailer

In a story that gained national attention with John Grisham’s best-selling non-fiction book, The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town, the six-part documentary series The Innocent Man focuses on two murders that shook the small town of Ada, Oklahoma, in the 1980s — and the controversial chain of events that followed.

Directed by Clay Tweel (Finders Keepers, Gleason, Out of Omaha), The Innocent Man includes interviews with victims’ friends and families, Ada residents, attorneys, journalists, and others involved in the cases. (Grisham appears, as does attorney Barry Scheck, co-director of the Innocence Project.) Developed as a documentary series by Tweel and Ross Dinerstein, it blends new footage with compelling archival video and photos. The series is produced by Maura Anderson and Shannon Riggs. Executive producers are John Grisham, David Gernert, Tweel and Dinerstein.

The Innocent Man launches globally on Netflix on 14th December including the UK and Ireland.

 

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