‘Unbelievable’ Bosses on Adapting an Unreliable Witness’ Assault Story

Published on Sep 13, 2019

‘Unbelievable’ Bosses on Adapting an Unreliable Witness’ Assault Story

Two years before the #MeToo movement rocked Hollywood, many people’s reactions to then-18-year-old Marie Adler’s report of rape were disbelief. The young woman at the center of ProPublica’s “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” had experienced so much trauma in her young life, she became an unreliable witness in her own attack and was actually charged with a crime of her own before the truth came out. Now, two years after #MeToo, her story has been adapted into an eight-part limited series for Netflix entitled “Unbelievable,” starring Kaitlyn Dever as Marie.

“We started working on this two years ago,

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Author: Danielle Turchiano