Trailer Arrives For HBO's New Golden State Killer Documentary Series

The first trailer for HBO's new true-crime documentary series, I'll Be Gone In The Dark, is now available.


HBO has released a full length trailer for I'll Be Gone In The Dark, a 6-part docuseries based on the novel of the same name by Michelle McNamara, which examines the crimes and subsequent arrest of the Golden State Killer. Take a look.

The posthumous release of McNamara's novel, I'll Be Gone In The Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer, made serious waves back in 2018. Released two years after McNamara's death, it sparked a new interest in the unsolved case of a serial killer known initially as the "East Area Rapist" and "Original Night Stalker" who had been active in California from 1974 to 1986. The name "Golden State Killer" was coined by McNamara herself during her research process. The title of McNamara's novel came directly from a quote spoken by the killer to one of his victims: "You'll be silent forever, and I'll be gone in the dark."

The renewed interest eventually led to the arrest and conviction of a suspect, Joseph James DeAngelo, in April of 2018, two months after the book's publication.

I'll Be Gone In The Dark will premiere June 28 on HBO. It will feature interviews with detectives involved in the case, survivors, family members, and excerpts from McNamara's novel.

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