Netflix has long been the best place for true-crime documentaries. They continued that great standing with Tiger King last year. Early on in the pandemic, it captured the attention of the nation and we were all left wondering, “what happens next”? Tiger King 2 premieres later this year followed by four more true-crime docs on cons and scams coming in early 2022. Here are the details about those series coming up:
Tiger King 2 — Coming This Year
The global hit Tiger King, which attracted 64 million households in the first four weeks after its March 2020 premiere, will return to Netflix for more madness and mayhem.
Directors: Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin
Executive Producers: Chris Smith, Fisher Stevens, Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin
Production Company: A Goode Films Production in association with Library Films and Article 19 Films
The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman — Series Premieres in January 2022
Logline: From the acclaimed filmmakers behind The Imposter, this three-part series tells the jaw-dropping story of one of the world’s most audacious conmen who was convicted in 2005 for stealing fortunes and destroying multiple lives. But now, in an incredible twist, the story reaches into the present day, with a desperate family who fear for their mother’s safety.
Directors: Sam Benstead, Gareth Johnson
Executive Producers: Bart Layton, Rebecca North
Production Company: RAW
The Tinder Swindler — Film Premieres in February 2022
Logline: The Tinder Swindler tells the jaw-dropping story of a prolific conman who posed as a billionaire playboy on Tinder, and the women who set out to bring him down.
Director: Felicity Morris
Executive Producers: Bart Layton and Sam Starbuck for RAW; Jeff Gaspin and Eric Levy for Gaspin Media; Stuart Ford and Lourdes Diaz for AGC Studios
Production Company: RAW
Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King — Film Premieres in 2022
Logline: Follow a group of investors turned sleuths as they try to unlock the suspicious death of cryptocurrency multimillionaire Gerry Cotten and the missing $250 million they believe he stole from them.
Director: Luke Sewell
Executive Producers: Sophie Jones, Morgan Matthews
Production Company: Minnow Films
Bad Vegan — Series Premieres in 2022
Logline: Celebrity restaurateur Sarma Melngailis becomes the “Vegan Fugitive” when she’s conned out of millions by a man who convinces her that he can expand her food empire and make her beloved pit bull immortal — as long as she never questions his increasingly bizarre requests.
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