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Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited: Docuseries Coming to SundanceTV

28 October 2016 8:22 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

SundanceTV is re-cracking the case of In Cold Blood. Recently, the network announced they've ordered a new event series called Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited.From filmmaker Joe Berlinger, the docuseries will re-examine the brutal 1959 murders of a small-town Kansas family. The case was made famous by Truman Capote's book In Cold Blood and its 1967 film adaptation starring Robert Blake.Read More… »

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‘In Cold Blood’ Documentary Series to Reexamine Legendary Murders

15 October 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Academy Award nominee Joe Berlinger is set to explore the murders made famous by Truman Capote.

Berlinger is set to direct and produce “Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited” for SundanceTV. The four-part docuseries will dig even deeper into the 1959 quadruple murder that Capote made famous in his 1966 book “In Cold Blood.”

Berlinger, who has been developing the project for more than a year, revealed why he’s so thrilled at the opportunity to revisit the infamous crime.

“I have long been obsessed with Capote’s genre-busting masterwork, but even more fascinated by the underlying crime and its impact on the American psyche,” said Berlinger. “The opportunity to explore my obsession, in light of new information we have uncovered, with a network and brand that I have long been associated with and which represents cinematic quality at its most intelligent is a dream situation for a nonfiction filmmaker of my background. »

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‘In Cold Blood’ Documentary Series to Reexamine Legendary Murders

15 October 2016 11:04 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Academy Award nominee Joe Berlinger is set to explore the murders made famous by Truman Capote.

Berlinger is set to direct and produce “Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited” for SundanceTV. The four-part docuseries will dig even deeper into the 1959 quadruple murder that Capote made famous in his 1966 book “In Cold Blood.”

Berlinger, who has been developing the project for more than a year, revealed why he’s so thrilled at the opportunity to revisit the infamous crime.

“I have long been obsessed with Capote’s genre-busting masterwork, but even more fascinated by the underlying crime and its impact on the American psyche,” said Berlinger. “The opportunity to explore my obsession, in light of new information we have uncovered, with a network and brand that I have long been associated with and which represents cinematic quality at its most intelligent is a dream situation for a nonfiction filmmaker of my background. »

- William Earl

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‘In Cold Blood’-Based True Crime Docuseries Set At SundanceTV

14 October 2016 1:29 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

SundanceTV has ordered four-part true crime documentary series Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited (working title), a reexamination of the crime chronicled in Truman Capote's landmark book and Oscar-nominated film, for premiere next year. SundanceTV has also obtained the rights to In Cold Blood, the 1967 film starring Robert Blake, which marks its 50th anniversary next year, along with the new series as a true programming event. Capote’s “nonfiction novel” In… »

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‘In Cold Blood’ Crime to be Explored in Sundance TV Documentary Series

14 October 2016 12:45 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Sundance TV has ordered “Murder in the Heartland: In Cold Blood Revisited,” a four-part documentary series exploring the infamous crime at the center of Truman Capote’s book “In Cold Blood.”

Produced and directed by Academy Award nominee Joe Berlinger, the series will investigate the 1959 murder of a small-town Kansas family and the subsequent convictions and executions of Perry Smith and Richard Hickock.

Joe Berlinger has created a framework to explore this story that has as much to do with the cultural impact of the crime as it does the crime itself. It was not just a family and a community that was ripped apart, it was a seminal moment in post-war America that set the tone for what was to come,” said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV. “His vision for this SundanceTV event series gets at the idea that crime, in and of itself, is »

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