The trailer for American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders previews the four-part Netflix docuseries that hails from the team behind Wild Wild Country and explores the death of a journalist.
“When journalist Danny Casolaro was found dead in a hotel bathtub, police ruled it a suicide,” reads the official synopsis. “But his family and colleagues believe he may have been murdered for investigating a conspiracy he called ‘The Octopus’ – a hidden organization connected to stolen government spy software, a string of unsolved murders, and some of the biggest political scandals of the 20th century.”
The synopsis continues: “Years later, researcher Christian Hansen pushes to uncover the secrets behind Casolaro’s death, and the story that killed him. From Stardust Frames, Duplass Brothers Productions, and director Zachary Treitz – this four part docuseries untangles a mystery decades in the making.”
Check out the American Conspiracy: The Octopus Murders trailer below (watch more trailers):
When does American Conspiracy: The Octupus Murders debut?
The docuseries premieres February 28.
Executive producers for the docuseries are Chapman Way, Maclain Way, Juliana Lembi, Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Mel Eslyn and Christian Han. It’s directed by Zachary Treitz, who is also an executive producer on the project. It hails from Stardust Frames and Duplass Brothers Productions, with Stardust having produced Wild Wild County. It was credited with an increased interest in cult documentaries.