Your next true crime binge kicks off today.
Inspired by a true story, The Staircase explores the life of Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson (Toni Collette).
After an autopsy confirms she was hit in the back of the head with a blunt object, Michael is arrested for murder and the story takes some incredible twists and turns. And of course, you’ll have to watch out for any mentions of owls…
The Staircase premieres Thursday, May 5, on Binge: