Fox Has a Charles Manson Special Based on Rare Footage From Inside the Cult
The story of Charles Manson is being taken the to screen once more, this time in an upcoming two-hour true crime special at Fox.
The broadcaster is developing a project based on rare footage of the Manson “family,” an individual with knowledge of the production tells TheWrap. The documentary, “Inside The Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes,” hails from Naked Entertainment and will be narrated by actor Liev Schreiber.
Here’s the official logline for the two-hour special: “Inside the Manson Cult: The Lost Tapes” is a new two-hour true crime special about Charles Manson and his gang of blindly loyal followers. Narrated by Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Liev Schreiber (“Ray Donovan”) and culled from more than 100 hours of chilling footage, the exclusive special goes inside Spahn’s Ranch, where the Manson cult lived, to offer an intimate and terrifying look into America’s most murderous group. The special will feature rare photos and new and archival interviews with former Manson cult members, such as Catherine “Gypsy” Share and Dianne “Snake” Lake, as well as key people involved in the Manson case, including prosecutor Stephen Kay and FBI criminal profiler John Douglas.
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The series is produced by FreemantleMedia backed production company Naked Entertainment. Hugh Ballantyne, Simon Andreae, Richard Dale, Allan Gaba and Dean Egnater will executive produce.
Deadline first reported the news.
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Source: The Wrap