Mystery & Suspense
: This true crime limited series follows Michael Peterson and his sprawling family after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen.
Plans start at $9.99/month.
In 2001, author and aspiring local politician Michael Peterson is charged with m...
Michael considers an opportunity to tell his story in a documentary. After learn...
3. The Great Dissembler
As the DA's office attempts to solidify their case, shocking new details surface...
4. Common Sense
After an unexpected homecoming, a critical discovery rocks the Peterson househol...
5. The Beating Heart
In the aftermath of the verdict, the Petersons struggle, and Michael finds solac...
6. Red in Tooth and Claw
In 2006, Sophie pursues a new theory about the night of Kathleen's death. In 201...
7. Seek and Ye Shall
Sophie continues her quest to uncover what really happened to Kathleen. Martha d...
8. America's Sweetheart or: Time Over Time
A 73-year-old Michael confronts a life-changing decision. Martha and Margaret sh...
Drama, Mystery & Suspense, Crime
1 Seasons Available (8 Episodes)
About This Series
Inspired by a true story, The Staircase follows writer and war veteran Michael Peterson after the suspicious death of his wife Kathleen. On December 9, 2001, Michael makes a frantic 911 call reporting Kathleen has fallen down the stairs of their Durham, NC home. But when the district attorney brings murder charges, members of Michael’s blended family must choose whose side they’re on and which version of events to believe. As the case becomes engulfed in a media circus, a French documentary film crew arrives to meticulously chronicle its many twists and turns. Intertwining multiple perspectives and timelines, this gripping limited series explores the elusive nature of truth, while serving as an intimate portrait of a family’s grief.
Cast and Crew
Starring: Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Michael Stuhlbarg, Juliette Binoche, Parker Posey, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Frank Feys, Tim Guinee, Joel Miller, Cullen Moss, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon, Odessa Young, Antonio Campos, Maggie Cohn