Inspired by a true story, The Staircase explores the life of Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson (Toni Collette).
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Also starring Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Guinee, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon, Odessa Young, and Parker Posey.
CAST AND CREW
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The official HBO Max podcast hosted by Nancy Miller (HBO’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark Podcast). The Staircase Podcast takes an episode-by-episode deep dive into the highly anticipated drama. Miller interviews both cast and crew to unpack how the true story was brought to life on screen, as well as case experts and academics to unpack the science, history, and psychology behind the case. The Staircase Podcast is produced by HBO Max in conjunction with Campfire Studios, in association with High Five Content.