The newest trailer for “Night Stalker: The Hunt for a Serial Killer” just dropped, and it’s pretty creepy.
Netflix has decided to make a docuseries about the life and crimes of Richard Ramirez, a vicious serial killer who became known as the “Night Stalker. He operated in the summer of 1985, terrorizing people across California by sneaking into houses to commit sexual assault and murder.
His victims were from a variety of backgrounds, with him targeting men, women, and children across Los Angeles and San Francisco. He was finally executed in 2013.
This program was directed by Tiller Russell, who also did the Amazon Prime mini-series “The Last Narc”. His newest project will use a mixture of first-person interviews, archival footage, reenactments, and original photographs in an attempt to show every aspect of these crimes.
Here’s the synopsis for the 4-episode show:
Racing against the clock to stop this nocturnal monster were a young detective named Gil Carrillo from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and the legendary homicide investigator Frank Salerno.
As they worked tirelessly to solve the case, the media hounded their tracks, and panic gripped California… [T]his four-part series represents the definitive telling of this iconic L.A. real-life horror story, painting a portrait of how it felt to live in fear at a time when absolutely anyone could be the Night Stalker’s next victim.
The show will premiere on Netflix by January 13th, 2020. But if you’re in the mood for some more holiday-themed content (and less depressing too) to watch on Netflix, check out the 5 worst Christmas-themed shows on there right now. They may be bad, but they’re probably good for a laugh.