‘The Staircase’ is a drama mini-series about a man who is rocked by the death of his wife after she falls down a flight of stairs. He is then accused of murdering her which opens up a troubling can of worms.
‘The Staircase’ will release on HBO Max on 5 May. The first 3 episodes will be released together followed by a single episode every week until 9 June.
Cast and creators
- Toni Collette
- Sophie Turner
- Colin Firth
- Michael Stuhlbarg
- Dane DeHaan
- Odessa Young
Created by: Antonio Campos, Maggie Cohn
“Michael Peterson, a crime novelist, is accused of bludgeoning his wife Kathleen to death after she is found dead at the bottom of a staircase in their home.”
It is based on the 2004 true-crime docuseries of the same name created by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade.
The Petersons seem like a loving family full of life, but when Kathleen Peterson falls down a flight of stairs to her death it leads to a curious chain of events involving her husband, Michael Peterson.