It has to do with a collection of rapes in Washington State along with Colorado. The program was co-created by Susannah Grant, Ayelet Waldman, as well as Michael Chabon. All 3 co-creators along with Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, as well as Katie Couric were executive makers. It was introduced on September 13, 2019, on Netflix.
The miniseries is based upon the 2015 newspaper article “An Unbelievable Story of Rape”, developed by T. Christian Miller along with Ken Armstrong, along with originally launched by ProPublica along with The Marshall Project. The collection acquired crucial honor.
A dramatization of the 2008–2011 Washington, along with Colorado serial rape circumstances, Unbelievable, complies with “Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth”. The program draws in from “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” (2015), a Pulitzer Prize-winning post by T. Christian Miller along with Ken Armstrong for ProPublica along with The Marshall Project.
- Toni Collette as Det. Grace Rasmussen, a Westminster Police Department investigative in Westminster, Colorado; inspired by Edna Hendershot.
- Merritt Wever as Det. Karen Duvall, a Golden Police Department private investigator in Golden, Colorado; motivated by Stacy Galbraith.
- Kaitlyn Dever as Marie Adler, a target of a sex-related violation.
- Eric Lange as Det. Parker, a Lynnwood Police Department private investigator in Lynnwood, Washington that is assigned to Marie's circumstances; inspired by Sergeant Jeffrey Mason
- Bill Fagerbakke as Det. Pruitt, a Lynnwood Police Department investigative additionally assigned to Marie's circumstances; inspired by Jerry Rittgarn
- Elizabeth Marvel as Judith, Marie's most recent foster mommy
- Bridget Everett as Colleen Doggett, amongst Marie's previous foster mothers
- Danielle Macdonald as Amber, a sufferer of a sex-related violation
- Dale Dickey as RoseMarie, a professional private investigator at the Westminster Police Department
- Liza Lapira as Mia, an authorities safety specialist
- Omar Maskati as Elias, RoseMarie's details specialist student at the Westminster Police Department
- Austin Hébert as Max Duvall, Karen's partner that is a law enforcement agent at the Westminster Police Department
- Kai Lennox as Steve Rasmussen, Grace's partner that is a private investigator with the Attorney General's office in Westminster, Colorado
- Blake Ellis as Chris McCarthy, a serial rapist; inspired by Marc Patrick O'Leary
- Aaron Staton as Curtis McCarthy, Chris's brother or sister along with a suspect; inspired by Michael O'Leary
- Patricia Fa'asua as Becca, a specialist at the Oakdale Apartments for at-risk young people
- Charlie McDermott as Ty, a therapist at the Oakdale Apartments for at-risk youngsters
- Brent Sexton as Al, Colleen's partner along with Marie's previous foster daddy
- Annaleigh Ashford as Lilly, a target of a sex-related violation
- Scott Lawrence as Billy Taggart, an FBI one-of-a-kind representative
- Shane Paul McGhie as Connor, Marie's ex-boyfriend
- Nick Searcy as Detective Harkness
- Brooke Smith as Dara Kaplan, Marie's professional
- John Billingsley as Judge Brent Gordon
On January 22, 2018, Netflix has actually obtained Unbelievable from Timberman/Beverly Productions as well as CBS Television Studios with officer makers containing Susannah Grant, Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, along with Katie Couric. The 8 episode miniseries is based upon a blog post by ProPublica along with The Marshall Project, “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” developed by T. Christian Miller along with Ken Armstrong relating to a scenario in Lynnwood, Washington. There was in addition a concurrently-published This American Life radio episode relating to the exact same circumstances, Anatomy of Doubt. Grant functioned as showrunner along with additionally made up for the collection in addition to Michael Chabon along with Ayelet Waldman.