The scripted series marks an entry into the highly popular true crime genre for Ucp, following the success of TV projects like “Making A Murderer” on Netflix, “The Jinx” on HBO and the “Serial” podcast.
Set in the early ’80s, “The Von Bülow Affair” will follow the infamous trial of British socialite Claus Von Bülow for the murder of his wife, Sunny. The series is based on the 1983 book of the same name written by William Wright. Ilene Rosenzweig (“Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce”) has been tapped to write the TV adaptation.
“The story of the Von Bülows will go down in history as one of the most sensational scandals in American high society,” said Dawn Olmstead, exec vice president of development at Universal Cable Productions. “We look forward