True crime stories are always having a moment nowadays, yet recently they’ve gotten glossier retellings on the small and also large screen. Joe Berlinger (behind the “Paradise Lost” and “Brother’s Keeper” documentaries) appeared in 2019 with back-to-back productions surrounding notorious American serial awesome Ted Bundy with the Netflix docu-series “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” and also the Zac Efron-led dramatic attribute “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” both of which motivated discussion over representation vs. glorification. Berlinger likewise kept busy during the pandemic, guiding and/or generating docs regarding the strange death of Elisa Lam, Mormon counterfeiters with bombs, the Times Square Killer, as well as John Wayne Gacy, all of which have made their way to the “Trending Now” area of Netflix at once or an additional. Hulu and also HBO each muscled even more in on real crime market with their own particular crime drama versions of the 1980 axe fight that left Texas housewife Betty Gore killed and her former good friend Candy Montgomery declaring protection. Both miniseries– Hulu’s “Candy” and also HBO’s “Love as well as Death”– feature star-studded casts and also concentrate largely on the POV of the awesome, Candy Montgomery.
Such is the problem, it’s been said, with crime dramas as well as even true criminal offense docudramas: The concentrate on the killer is so intense that the target and even those in charge of the awesome’s capture are relegated to the periphery of the tale. There are radiant exceptions, such as the 2021 French documentary “The Women and the Murderer” (currently on Netflix in the United States), which focuses on the murder spree of Guy Georges, all told by females associated with the instance: the cops chief, one sufferer’s mommy, and also a reporter closely covering the tale. It’s possible to tell these stories more than one means, which is the hook for Netflix’s newest crime drama, “The Good Nurse.”
What’s The Good Nurse About?
“The Good Nurse” adaptation has actually been a lengthy time coming. Based on Charles Graeber’s successful 2013 book “The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, as well as Murder,” the thriller concerns one of America’s most respected serial killers, Charles Cullen.
Cullen’s December 2003 capture came about from a joint initiative between New Jersey murder investigators and Cullen’s co-worker Amy Loughren, who put on a cable during her gos to with Cullen to collect sufficient evidence for apprehension. It’s this tag-team effort that drives much of “The Good Nurse,” which shows up on Netflix in the loss of 2022.
That’s In The Good Nurse Cast And Crew?
“The Good Nurse” is helmed by Danish supervisor Tobias Lindholm, whose compelling films like “A War,” “The Hunt,” and also “A Hijacking” have a psychological core that lends itself to informing challenging tales, making him a solid fit for crime drama. This will certainly likewise be Lindholm’s English-language debut. The manuscript comes from Krysty Wilson-Cairns, whose feature film debut was Sam Mendes’ 2019 movie “1917,” a script she co-wrote with the director and that earned them Best Original Screenplay elections from the Writers Guild of America and the Oscars.
Oscar champion Eddie Redmayne, last seen in this year’s fantasy movie “Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore,” will certainly play “Angel of Death” Cullen. Redmayne likewise attended registered nurse training alongside his co-star Jessica Chastain, the two-time Oscar champion that plays Amy Loughren, the registered nurse whose queries as well as risk-taking helped in placing a quit to the killings.
There’s no trailer for “The Good Nurse” yet, yet remain tuned.