Patrick Schwarzenegger He landed his latest TV role after starring in HBO’s next series, The Staircase.
On Thursday, Deadline Hollywood reported that the 25-year-old has joined a star-studded list that includes Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Parker Posey, Juliette Binoche, Rosemarie DeWitt, Sophie Turner and Odessa Young.
This limited-edition series tells the true life of novelist Michael Peterson (Colin Firth), who is accused of murdering his second wife, Kathleen (Tony Collette). t) in 2001
New gig: Patrick Schwarzenegger taking on his latest TV role after being cast in HBO’s next series, The Staircase, seen in 2019.
The eight-episode show has been in development for two years and is based on a 2004 documentary of the same name, updated with new episodes in 2018, Variety reported.
The show premiered on Canal+ before moving to Netflix, where it received widespread attention and critical acclaim. It is also inspired by books and reports. about Michael’s case
In the series, Patrick will play Todd Peterson, one of Michael’s two sons since his first marriage to Patricia Su Peterson.
Todd was featured in a documentary where he and his brother Clayton actively defended their father’s innocence.
He claims her death was a drunken accident in Diane Fanning’s books on the case, Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and A Deadly 16-Year Old Secret that Tore a Family Apart.
There are many similarities: Patrick will play Todd Peterson, the two sons of Michael who starred in the Netflix documentary Todd Saw in 2014.
Like Father, Like Son: Schwarzenegger is definitely following in his famous father’s footsteps. With a growing list of film and television credits Taken with Arnold in 2017.
According to Romper in the book, Todd quoted the officer as saying, ‘They both drank heavily. if you want my opinion They might lose face and you fall.’
meanwhile Schwarzenegger is definitely following in the footsteps of his famous father Arnold. With a growing number of film and television credits
Patrick recently starred in the Netflix comedy Moxie directed by Amy Poehler, which premiered on Netflix in March. He will next be seen in Agata Alexander’s directorial debut, Warning.
Patrick’s performance in the 2019 film Daniel Isn’t Real has received rave reviews from critics, with The Hollywood Reporter’s Frank Scheck stating that he is referring to: ‘A playfulness similar to his father’
Coming soon: He will be seen in Agata Alexander’s directorial debut Warning.
Colin and Toni were announced at the end of March. Firth replaced Harrison Ford as the show’s star, while Indiana Jones star was initially supposed to fill the role of Michael, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The upcoming series will be led by Antonio Campos, who will direct six episodes, including writer Maggie Cohn.
Sarah Aubrey, HBO Max’s head of original content, released a statement saying she was confident in the development team for the series.
“It’s exciting to work with Antonio Campos, Maggie Cohn and Annapurna Television to explore a real-life story full of incredible revelations,” she said.
Campos commented that although he struggled to adapt that would happen from the ground up. But he was happy to see his efforts come to fruition.
Also Cast: News of Patrick’s latest role comes after both Colin Firth (pictured in 2020) and Toni Collette were confirmed to have been cast.
‘This is a project I’ve been doing one way or another since 2008 … It’s a long, winding road. But it’s worth the wait,” he said.
Like his son, Michael, now 77, claims his spouse died after falling down the stairs at their home in North Carolina. Although the police suspected he had killed her and concealed his evidence.
He was eventually found guilty of murder. although he was later reduced to a voluntary killing.
Accused: The Staircase centers on novelist Michael Peterson, who was accused of murdering his second wife Kathleen in 2001 (pictured at the trial).
Latest Project: The eight-episode series has been in development for two years and is based on the 2004 documentary of the same name, updated with new episodes in 2018.