HBOMax Original Limited Series THE STAIRCASE Debuts May 5!
The eight-episode Max Original limited series, THE STAIRCASE, created by Antonio Campos (“The Devil All the Time”) and starring Colin Firth and Toni Collette, debuts THURSDAY, MAY 5 with three episodes, followed by one new episode each week through June 9.
Based on a true story, THE STAIRCASE explores the life of Michael Peterson (Firth), his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson (Collette).
Starring alongside Colin Firth and Toni Collette are Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Guinee, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon, Odessa Young and Parker Posey.
Created by Antonio Campos, THE STAIRCASE is co-produced by Annapurna Television. Written and executive produced by Antonio Campos and Maggie Cohn, who also serve as showrunners. Campos directed six episodes and Leigh Janiak directed two episodes.
Check the official trailer down below:
Colin Firth is best known for the role in The King’s Speech for which he won an Academy Award in 2011, and he was also nominated a year prior for the same award for the movie A Single Man. The wider audience knows him as Harry Hart in Kingsman: The Secret Service, and its sequel Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Toni Collete was also nominated for an Academy Award for the role in The Sixth Sense starring Bruce Willis.
Created by Antonio Campos, The Staircase will premiere exclusively on HBOMax on May 5, 2022.