Making A Murderer is about to enter act two. Directors Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi are back with part two of the true crime documentary about Steven Avery and the murder of Teresa Halbach. While the first part documented Avery’s conviction, the next chapter introduces a new member to his legal team while exploring what it feels like to serve life in prison for a crime you say you did not commit.
Avery and his nephew, Brendan Dassey, were charged and convicted for the murder of Halbach in 2007. The two received life sentences for the crime, and the biggest question heading into part two of Making A Murderer is whether or not they will remain behind bars for the rest of their lives.
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According to Us Magazine, the show just dropped a new trailer that featured a new member of Avery’s defense team: Kathleen Zellner.
The new attorney has made a name for herself in overturning wrongfully convicted prisoners, and she has her sights on seeing Avery’s ruling reversed.
“I have one goal and that’s to overturn the conviction of Steven Avery,” Zellner shared in the clip.
Ricciardi and Demos also released a statement ahead of the premiere. The directors explained how the new season of Making A Murderer will explore Avery and Dassey’s life behind bars and give fans an update on how their appeals are progressing.
Unfortunately, Avery’s appeal request was denied this past year while another court agreed with Dassey’s original conviction. It is not clear what else will be revealed in part two, but it will be interesting to see how Avery is doing a few years after the original documentary captured audiences around the country.
The second part of Making a Murderer premieres on Netflix Oct. 19. The first part is currently available to stream.