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Nicolas Cage is set to play Joe Exotic in a Tiger King-based limited series, courtesy of Joe Exotic.

Nicolas Cage Set to Star as Joe Exotic in Tiger King-Based Series

In what can best be described as possibly one of the best decisions to come out of our current state of social distancing and self-isolating, Variety is reporting exclusively that The Greatest Actor of All Time Nicolas Cage (Leaving Las Vegas) has been tapped to star in a scripted series based on the life of […]

Jeff Lowe and Lauren Lowe, Saff, Erik Cowie, John Finlay, Joshua Dial, John Reinke, and Rick Kirkham join The Tiger King and I, courtesy of Netflix.

The Tiger King and I Review: A Bit Too Tame But Some Answers Offered

The entire world has Tiger King fever. The Netflix documentary gave us a glimpse into the weird world of big cat collectors and left us all with several questions. Netflix heard the fans of this series and quickly turned out a follow-up episode, The Tiger King and I. Hosted by Joel McHale, we got one […]

The story of Joe Exotic continues with The Tiger King and I, courtesy of Netflix.

Tiger King Goes Extra with One More Round of Joe Exotic Drama

In what can only be seen as a true blessing from the streaming "Powers That Be," Netflix is giving us more of that gift that keeps on giving: Tiger King. According to Jeff Lowe, one of the many big cat collectors on Tiger King, Netflix is filming one more episode for the enthralling series. If […]

The story of Joe Exotic continues with The Tiger King and I, courtesy of Netflix.

"Tiger King" Review: Wild Ride Full of Lyin' & Tigers & Flair, Oh Yes

Tiger King dropped on Netflix on March 20, and became an instant sensation. The memes, the Facebook groups, all of it made one thing clear: this needed to be watched. And boy did I. It's incredibly easy to binge-watch this entire 7 episode series in a day. Each episode is roughly 40 minutes long, making […]

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Quibi True Crime Renovation Series "Murder House Flip": DIY with Bloody Hands

I’ve been notoriously obsessed with 2 things: True Crime and DIY, though I never actually thought the combo would be uttered in the same sentence together (other than on a Home Depot run to purchase supplies needed to clean up a crime scene) I’ve binged watched everything from Flip or Flop and Love it or[...]

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"Insomniac" Series Will Keep You Up at Night

Benjamin will also look at Arthur Chawcross, who was the Rochester Stranglers, as well as Stephen McDaniel, Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins Jr., and the Candy Man Dean Corll.Tenderfoot TV already has several true-crime documentary series in production, including To Live and Die in LA from Neil Strauss, and an adaptation of the Up and[...]

Original Night Stalker I'll be gone in the dark, hardcover, by Michelle McNamara

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer

I would totally recommend this to anyone who enjoys true crime stories, be they podcasts, audiobooks, TV, or cinema, and who wants to know more, while being respectful to the victims.[rwp-review-ratings id="0"][rwp-review-form id="0"] [rwp-review-recap id="0"]I'll be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara is a haunting look at a long-unsolved string of rapes and murders perpetrated[...]

Blumhouse Sets 'No One Saw a Thing' Doc Series at SundanceTV

Credit: (left) Kathy Hutchins - / (right) SundanceTV[/caption]A murder takes place in front of five dozen witnesses — seems pretty much a slam dunk case, right? Yet over 30 years later, the case remains unsolved because apparently No One Saw a Thing: also the title of Blumhouse Television's six-episode true crime documentary series for SundanceTV. Israeli documentarian[...]

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Reviewing Mindhunter: The Book Behind the Netflix Series

[rwp-review-recap id="0"]Mindhunter by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker is the inspiration for Netflix’s Mindhunter series, The Silence of the Lambs, and many true crime-based films and TV shows It provides a window into the life of an FBI agent, and how John Douglas became the FBI agent he was, focusing on his neonate days within the agency in[...]

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Daredevil #597 Review: The Fisk Administration

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Mayor Wilson Fisk makes a very big showing of appointing Matt Murdock, who has ardently and publicly opposed Fisk in the past, as Deputy Mayor of New York City. Foggy Nelson is baffled to find his close friend in this position, especially given the many clashes between Daredevil and the Kingpin in the […]

USA to Debut Tupac/Biggie Series 'Unsolved' at Sundance Film Festival

is a scripted true crime serial that chronicles the two major police investigations by LAPD Detective Greg Kading (Josh Duhamel) into the murders of Tupac Shakur (Marcc Rose) and Biggie Smalls (Wavyy Jonez).Emmy Winner Anthony Hemingway (The People v O.J Simpson: American Crime Story) directed the pilot and will executive produce the series, along with[...]

Crimetown: FX Adapting True Crime Podcast To Series

Hollywood's current love affair with podcast adaptations is starting to look like they've dived into the group mind-think that if something works well once, then it'll work even better if you do it a thousand times. With that said, the tidal wave continued on Wednesday with FX's announcement that it would be developing popular podcast […]

American Crime Story Season 2: FX Releases Official Versace Trailer

FX used last night's season finale of Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story: Cult to debut the official trailer for the second season story arc of American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Set to premiere in January 2018, the new trailer highlights the scope of the series beyond the actual murder. Detailing events that […]

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American Crime Story: Versace Teaser Highlights Ricky Martin's Role

FX continues its run of teasers ahead of January's premiere of Ryan Murphy's The Assassination of Gianni Versace. With a premiere directed by Murphy and written by Tom Rob Smith, the second season of American Crime Story has started showcasing the individuals involved in the case. This one highlights Ricky Martin's role as Versace's long-time lover Antonio D'Amico. D'Amico was present at […]

American Crime Story Season 2: FX Releases 'Versace' Premiere Date

After weeks of teaser trailers promoting the second season of American Crime Story, FX released the premiere date for Ryan Murphy's The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Set to bow on Wednesday, January 17, the ten-episode season begins with a premiere directed by Murphy and written by Tom Rob Smith. The season premiere was announced through a […]

Podcasts 'Sword And Scale' And 'Up And Vanished' Set For Series

 Told from the narrator’s point of view, Sword and Scale goes beyond the news clips and the sensationalist headlines to give listeners the whole story and deeper insight into the cases it covers than any other medium.Also in the "true crime" category is Up and Vanished, in which host Payne Lindsey examined the "cold case"[...]