20th Century Studios has released the trailer and poster for the Boston Strangler movie, premiering March 17, 2023 on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America, and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.
From writer and director Matt Ruskin (Crown Heights), the true-crime thriller is about the trailblazing reporters who broke the story of the notorious Boston Strangler murders of the 1960s.
The Boston Strangler movie stars two-time Oscar nominee Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game, Pride & Prejudice), Emmy nominee Carrie Coon (Fargo, The Gilded Age), and Alessandro Nivola (Amsterdam).
The cast also includes David Dastmalchian (Dune), Morgan Spector (Homeland), Bill Camp (Joker), and Academy Award winner Chris Cooper (Adaptation).
The film is produced by Ridley Scott (The Martian), Kevin J. Walsh (House of Gucci), Michael Pruss (American Woman), Josey McNamara (Promising Young Woman), and Tom Ackerley (I, Tonya),
The executive producers include Michael Fottrell (The Fate of the Furious) and Sam Roston. Sam Roston is overseeing for Scott Free and Bronte Payne for LuckyChap.
The film follows Loretta McLaughlin (Knightley), a reporter for the Record-American newspaper, who becomes the first journalist to connect the Boston Strangler murders.
As the mysterious killer claims more and more victims, Loretta attempts to continue her investigation alongside colleague and confidante Jean Cole (Coon), yet the duo finds themselves stymied by the rampant sexism of the era.
Nevertheless, McLaughlin and Cole bravely pursue the story at great personal risk, putting their own lives on the line in their quest to uncover the truth.
ABC Audio also released the trailer today for Truth and Lies: The Boston Strangler, a true-crime companion podcast to the Boston Strangler movie.
The three-part narrative series premieres on Wednesday, March 1, and serves as the first collaboration between ABC Audio and 20th Century Studios, both of which are part of The Walt Disney Company.
Award-winning journalist and author Dick Lehr hosts the show, which draws from the ABC News archive and features new interviews with relatives of those involved in the case.
Truth and Lies: The Boston Strangler is available for free on major listening platforms, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, iHeartRadio, Pandora, SiriusXM, Stitcher, TuneIn, Audacy, and the ABC News app.
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