Toni Collette’s New Series THE STAIRCASE Adds POLTERGEIST Star

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Rosemarie DeWitt (Poltergeist) will star alongside Toni Collette and Colin Firth in The Staircase, HBO Max’s limited series adaptation based on the true-crime docuseries.

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DeWitt will play Candace Zamperini, Kathleen Peterson’s sister. The casting reunites DeWitt and Collette, who also starred as sisters in Showtime’s United States of Tara.

Antonio Campos will adapt The Staircase based on the hit docuseries about American novelist Michael Peterson (Firth), his sprawling North Carolina family, and the suspicious death of his wife, Kathleen Peterson (Collette), a corporate executive and mother/stepmother of five.

The eight-episode limited series hails from Campos and Maggie Cohn. They will also serve as executive producers and showrunners on The Staircase. Campos will direct six of the eight episodes. Annapurna Television produces with HBO Max.

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The psychological thriller The Staircase follows an ambitious young carny (Bradley Cooper) with a talent for manipulating people. With a few well-chosen words hooks up with a female psychiatrist (Cate Blanchett) who is even more dangerous than he is.

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