Kiefer Sutherland has been tapped to relate a three-part docuseries for Apple TV+ concerning the tragic demise of John Lennon, the legendary singer-songwriter shot and killed in 1980 by confessed killer Mark David Chapman on the entrance to the constructing the place he lived in New York Metropolis.
John Lennon: Homicide With no Trial will take a look at the investigation and conviction of Chapman, who stalked the famed Beatles bandmember earlier than gunning him down, and guarantees unique eyewitness interviews and beforehand unseen crime scene images.
Sutherland is finest identified for his TV credit just like the long-running 24 and Designated Survivor collection, but additionally has movie credit starting from Stand by Me and The Misplaced Boys to A Few Good Males and A Time to Kill. He most just lately starred within the collection Rabbit Gap for Paramount+.
John Lennon: Homicide With no Trial may even current new supplies following Freedom of Info Act requests from the New York Metropolis Police Division, the board of parole and the district legal professional’s workplace, in addition to interviews with Chapman’s protection attorneys, psychiatrists, detectives and prosecutors, together with those that knew Lennon earlier than his demise on the age of 40.
The collection is produced for Apple TV+ by 72 Movies, and is directed by Nick Holt and Rob Coldstream. David Glover, Mark Raphael, Simon Bunney and Louis Lee Ray will government produce.
The docuseries comes greater than 50 years after The Beatles broke up, and 43 years after Lennon was fatally shot as he and his spouse, Yoko Ono, returned to their dwelling within the Dakota constructing overlooking New York’s Central Park. Chapman confessed to murdering Lennon and stays imprisoned in New York State after repeatedly being denied parole.