For a lot of Netflix users, true crime series are the go-to choice when looking for something new and exciting to watch. Over the past few years, the streaming service has come out with some seriously innovative projects, but their most recent one is nothing like the others. This fall, Unbelievable on Netflix Canada recounts tragic stories from the #MeToo movement.
This article and the video included below contains descriptions of sexual assault, which may trigger some readers. If you or someone you know has been the victim of sexual assault, call the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 or find them online here.
On the morning of Thursday, July 18, Netflix released a trailer for their latest series, Unbelievable. It's inspired by the Pulitzer Prize-winning article by The Marshall Project and ProPublica, An Unbelievable Story of Rape, as well as the Anatomy of Doubt episode of This American Life.
The series starts out with Marie Adler (played by Kaitlyn Dever), who files a police report after being sexually assaulted. As the investigation goes on, the officials assigned to her case as well as those closest to her begin to doubt her story.
A short while later, two detectives in a town far away happen to cross paths while investigating sexual assault cases that are eerily similar. The nature of these crimes causes the detectives to realize that perhaps they're dealing with the same individual. He's just hopping from town to town to avoid getting caught.
The series also stars Danielle Macdonald (whom you may recognize from the Netflix Original movie, Dumplin'), Toni Collette, and Merritt Wever, among others.
You can check out the trailer for yourself below.
Unbelievable will make its Netflix Canada debut on September 13. While you're waiting for this new and exciting series, you can check out these other crime-related titles on Netflix Canada.