HBO producing documentary series on Adnan Syed, 'Serial' case
HBO producing documentary series on Adnan Syed, 'Serial' case
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17 May, 2018, 13:24
The Case Against Adnan Syed will investigate the 1999 disappearance and killing of Hae Min Lee, 18, in Baltimore County and the eventual conviction of her boyfriend, Syed, of multiple crimes, including first-degree murder and kidnapping. The case has been subject to renewed global attention since it was the focus of the popular Serialpodcast in 2014.
Berg has been in production on the series since 2015, charting the various machinations and breakthroughs that have marked the case, including the latest twist.
Syed was jailed in 1999 for the murder of ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee and has been serving a life sentence ever since.
On March 29, 2018 the Maryland Appellate Court upheld Judge Welch's decision that this was significant enough to grant Syed a new trial.
Berg - who was nominated for an Academy Award for her 2006 documentary Deliver Us from Evil, about sex abuse cases in the Catholic church - is directing the project.
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HBO makes an interesting claim: that "the outcome" of Adnan's case will "possibly [be] shaped by the investigation pursued within the series itself".
Sky's director of programming Zai Bennett added, "We'll be offering viewers a compelling window into one of the most talked about murder cases in recent years". The Baltimore Sun reported this week that Syed's prosecutors had asked the court to reverse the retrial ruling.
Nick Cave will also be providing an original soundtrack for the series, which is yet to receive a release date.
Adnan Syed is about to be tried - again - in the court of public opinion.
The release said the series will explore issues of cultural conflict and features "exclusive access" to Syed, the defense team, and to both Syed's and Lee's former teachers.
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