The first trailer of the highly anticipated second installment of the popular Netflix series. Doing killer docuseries has arrived.
The original 10-episode true crime episode, which turned millions of viewers into amateur detectives when it aired in late 2015, examined the controversial case of Steven Avery, who turned 18 for a crime he was later exonerated for condemnation later. The murder of photographer Teresa Halbach, along with her nephew Brendan Dassey.
Avery and Dassey were convicted of Halbach's murder and sentenced to life imprisonment, where they remain. Since then, both have appealed their cases only to see their hope for release frustrated. A Wisconsin judge denied Avery a new trial in October, and a federal appeals court upheld Dassey's conviction in December. But the second installment of the series seems to suggest that legal battles are far from over.
While her legal experts acknowledge that they have an uphill battle, Avery's new attorney, Kathleen Zellner, who specializes in overturning wrongful convictions, is determined to free her client by saying in the trailer: "I have a goal, and it's annulled the conviction of Steven Avery. "
The preview continues to show new evidence that could help to exonerate Avery, as well as more custodial conservation with him, his newborn and his family abroad. A member of Halbach's family also appears in the video, expressing his desire to know the whole truth behind Teresa's murder, while noting that no closure will be enough to bring her back.
Watch the trailer above, and binge Making an Assassin Part 2 on Netflix on October 19.