Why is the director of ‘The Staircase’ docuseries so upset by HBO Max’s dramatization?

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The Charlotte Observer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — In the more than two decades since Michael Peterson’s wife Kathleen was found at the bottom of a staircase in their Durham home, the plot has thickened over and over and over again, so often that the whole story probably should have long ago hardened into a big block of cement. All these years later, however, North Carolina’s infamous true-crime saga keeps cranking out wildly unexpected twists and turns. This month, the director of the acclaimed 2018 Netflix docuseries “The Staircase,” which entered the case into the national pop-cultural lexicon, alleged that the creator of …

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