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(That means, thankfully, you'll still get to see the original judges and hosts, and not their new replacements.)The subject matter (the 1970s scandal involving Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe, who became the first British politician charged with conspiracy to commit murder after he was accused of attempting to kill a man with whom he had an affair) may not be familiar to American viewers, but this BBC three-parter earned acclaim when it premiered in the UK in May.
producer/writer Terri Edda Miller sounds not unlike that recently departed series.Originally developed for TV Land (and delayed from its planned spring start due to the Florida school shooting in February), this series adaptation of the classic 1989 film is similarly a very dark comedy set in high school (though in the present day).Grace Victoria Cox plays Veronica, the "good girl" drawn into a not-so-good clique of three students named Heather, played by Melanie Field, Jasmine Mathews, and Brendan Scannell (yes, one of the Heathers is male).William Hurt, Brendan Fraser, and Bob Balaban also star..Originally airing in 2004 (before the genre took hold of the public's imagination) as an eight-part series, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade's massively acclaimed and impressively thorough documentary examines the trial of author Michael Peterson, who was accused of killing his wife Kathleen Peterson, though he maintained his innocence and argued that she had merely fallen down a flight of stairs in the family's home. Netflix is streaming the combined work, supplemented with three brand-new episodes that focus on Peterson's newest legal battles to clear his name.
But after casting was finished, the plans were suddenly paused when Kevin Reilly left the network.