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"Making A Murderer" Is Getting A Response Documentary That Talks To The Prosecution

We're about to get another look at Stephen Avery's case.

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It took viewers through the murder trial of Stephen Avery, spawned a million theories, and made everyone fall in love with a couple of lawyers.

I'm going to get a locker in 2016 just to put this up: #MakingAMurderer

Now, there's going to be a new documentary that tells the ~other~ side of the story by following the prosecution.


As reported by SlashFilm, the doc will be titled Convicting a Murderer, is not produced by Netflix (it's still looking for a distributor), and will attempt to shed new light on the story by speaking to District Attorney Ken Kratz, Lead Investigator Tom Fassbender, and others involved with the prosecution.

Shawn Rech, the filmmaker at the helm of Convicting a Murderer, wants to take a "broader" look at the case by presenting both sides.


"When ‘Making A Murderer’ was produced, many on the law enforcement side of the story could not, or would not, participate in the series, which resulted in a one-sided analysis of the case," Rech said in a statement. "This docu-series will examine the case and the allegations of police wrongdoing from a broader perspective. It will also share with viewers the traumatic effects of being found guilty and vilified in the court of public opinion."