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May 15
2022

Lots of additional behind-the-scenes videos to promote the weekly episode’s of “The Staircase” have been added, including an “Inside the Episode” featurette including interviews with Colin Firth and Toni Collette, featurettes on the production sites and television spots. Screencaptures from the promotional interviews have been added as well. Among the many positive reviews for the HBO series, this one might be my favorite:

In just two measly minutes, Toni Collette’s staggering work in The Staircase managed to blow her petrifying performances in Hereditary and The Sixth Sense out of the water. Her characters in those films became standouts in her career because Collette has always been disturbingly good at portraying how the challenges of motherhood and the instinct to protect your children war with the interference of the supernatural. But in The Staircase, she manages to say even more with less screen time. (The Daily Beast, Coleman Spide, May 11, 2022)

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May 08
2022

The first three episode of “The Staircase” are now availabe on HBO Max in the US and on Sky in Europe. To promote the series, Toni Collette and Colin Firth have participated in a virtual press junket earlier this week. Clips from Sunrise on Seven, E! News and Entertainment Tonight have been added to the video archive, alongside a compilation of interviews for various reviewers and online sites.

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Apr 22
2022

Sky and HBO Max haves revealed the full trailer for “The Staircase,” starring Colin Firth as Michael Peterson and Toni Collette as Kathleen Peterson. Based on a true story, the eight-episode limited series further explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson. Starring alongside Firth and 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. The series will premiere on 5 May exclusively on Sky and streaming service NOW as well as on HBO Max in the United States.


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Mar 31
2022

HBO has revealed a teaser trailer for “The Staircase”, a fictionalized HBO mini-series based on a true crime story from 2001. A man, grieving the death of his wife who fell down a staircase, is accused of murdering her. Did he really do it? Apparently so, but as always we may never really know for sure. Based on a true story, The Staircase explores the life of Michael Peterson, his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson. Colin Firth stars with Toni Collette as his wife, with an impressive ensemble cast including Sophie Turner, Michael Stuhlbarg, Dane DeHaan, Odessa Young, Rosemarie DeWitt, Patrick Schwarzenegger, plus Juliette Binoche and Parker Posey. HBO Max has also revealed its global premiere date, which will be May 05, 2022.

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Feb 15
2022

Toni Collette and Bella Heathcote star in “Pieces of Her”, a Netflix thriller series about a mother-daughter relationship that is brutally changed after both of them experience a traumatic event. Back in January, Netflix released some first-look images that showcased the possible twists and turns of the story, and now the official trailer unveils further details of the plot. The trailer showcases the ways in which Andy (Heathcote) and Laura’s (Collette) relationship starts deteriorating after the mother reacts in a whole unexpected way to a shooter invading a diner. Andy goes on to investigate her mother’s past and, the more she uncovers, the more she feels like she has no idea who Laura is. The trailer also teases Laura’s transformation from a loving mother into a mysterious figure whose expressions get less and less revealing as the story progresses. Is she a secret agent? Is she a criminal? We’ll have to wait a couple of weeks to find out. Pieces of Her is inspired by the best-selling novel by author Karin Slaughter. The story is adapted by showrunner and Emmy nominee Charlotte Stoudt. The screenwriter has worked on thriller stories for some years: she was a story editor and screenwriter for several episodes of Showtime’s Homeland and Netflix’s House of Cards. Netflix premieres Pieces of Her on March 4.

Based on Karin Slaughter’s New York Times bestselling novel, in a sleepy Georgia town a random act of violence sets off an unexpected chain of events for 30-year-old Andy Oliver and her mother Laura. Desperate for answers, Andy embarks on a dangerous journey across America, drawing her towards the dark, hidden heart of her family.

Jan 02
2022

Happy New Year everybody! With HBO Max’s coming attractions trailer for 2022, the appropriate title for this update should be “First Seconds” really, since we get a blink-and-you-miss it moment of the upcomig miniseries “The Staircase”. But these moments are worth pausing since they reveal a first look at most of the series’ characters, including Colin Firth as Michael Peterson and Toni Collette as his wife Kathleen. In the courtroom scene we can also spot Michael Stuhlbarg as his lawyer David Rudolf, Parker Posey as the defense attorney Freda Black (this will be one performance to look forward to), as well as Sophie Turner and Patrick Schwarzenegger as two of the Peterson children, as well as Dane DeHaan as Peterson’s son, standing next to Toni Collette. No airdate has been released yet. Catch the first look below.

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