More than a decade after being found not guilty of murdering her daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony will finally break her silence in a new docuseries.
More than a decade after being found not guilty of murdering her daughter Caylee, Casey Anthony will finally break her silence in a new docuseries called Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies.
The docuseries will be told largely from Anthony's perspective, examining the disappearance of Caylee, Caylee's death, Anthony's arrest, her highly publicized trial and its aftermath.
The documentary, directed by Alexandra Dean for Peacock, will also present evidence from Anthony's defense team, as well as Anthony's own personal archives.
Find out how to watch the Casey Anthony documentary, the Casey Anthony docuseries release date and more.
How can I watch the Casey Anthony documentary Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies?
Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies will be exclusively on Peacock.
When is the Casey Anthony documentary release date?
Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies will premiere on Peacock on Nov. 29, 2022.
How many episodes is the Casey Anthony documentary?
Peacock's docuseries will be a total of three episodes.
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Is there a Casey Anthony: Where the Truth Lies trailer?
There is not a full trailer yet for the Peacock Casey Anthony docuseries, but a brief teaser shows an apparently nervous Anthony fidgeting in her seat and playing with her hair before an interview for the program begins. The interviewer asks Casey, "Why talk to me now when you're not getting creative control?"
The teaser cuts off right as Anthony is about to respond—what a tease indeed.
What is the Casey Anthony documentary about?
According to director Alexandra Dean, the docuseries will look at Casey Anthony's case, trial and life through Anthony's eyes.
"Casey had never given an in-depth or on-camera interview explaining her actions until now, and as a filmmaker and journalist, my interest was in getting closer to the unbiased truth by hearing all sides of the story—from opposing voices to Casey herself," Dean said in a statement. "While having access to Casey was critical, it was even more important that we had complete editorial control over the outcome of the reporting we did. Casey did not see or give notes on the film."
"What emerges over the course of multiple interviews recorded over six months, is a startling psychological portrait of Casey Anthony and a complete narrative of what she says happened to her daughter weighed against multiple sources of potential evidence," Dean continued. "I believe the result will surprise many, and cause the American public to look at this story in a new light."
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Where is Casey Anthony now?
While more light will be shed on Casey Anthony's current life in the upcoming documentary, what we know of her life now is relatively mundane compared to the media circus of her trial.
She previously told The Associated Press in 2017 that she "didn't do what [she] was accused of," adding, "I don't give a s--t about what anyone thinks about me, I never will. Based off what was in the media, I understand the reasons people feel about me. I understand why people have the opinions that they do ... I didn't do what I was accused of, but I fought for three years. Not just for me, but for my daughter."
At the time, Anthony said she was trying her best to maintain a sense of normalcy and enjoyed going out with her friends, noting that men often bought her drinks and found her attractive. In 2021, Anthony reportedly called police after she got into a bar fight with another woman over a man they both dated. The woman, Thelma Moya, later alleged that the incident was a publicity stunt for a then-upcoming documentary.
Who stood trial for the Caylee Anthony case?
Casey Anthony stood trial for first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, manslaughter of a child and providing false information to law enforcement in relation to Caylee Anthony's death and disappearance.
What was Casey Anthony convicted of?
While Anthony was acquitted of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child in relation to Caylee's death, she was convicted of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to law enforcement.
Who found the body of Caylee Anthony?
Roy Kronk, a former meter reader, found Caylee Anthony's remains in the woods near Casey Anthony's home and alerted the authorities, leading to Casey's arrest. Kronk later sued Casey Anthony for defamation after the trial, claiming that Casey's legal team accused him of being involved in Caylee's death.
When did the Caylee Anthony case occur?
Caylee Anthony was last seen alive on June 16, 2008. On July 15, 2008, Casey Anthony's mother, Cindy, called authorities to report Caylee missing. On July 16, 2008, Casey was arrested for child neglect, providing false information to law enforcement and obstruction of justice; Casey told police that a nanny caring for Caylee had vanished with the toddler.
The following day, police searched Casey's vehicle and cadaver dogs detected the smell of decomposing remains; an air sample test later detected human remains in Casey's trunk. On Oct. 14, 2008, a jury indicted Casey on capital first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and manslaughter of a child, as well as providing false information to police. Remains were found in the woods near Casey's home on Dec. 11, 2008; a week later the remains were confirmed to be those of Caylee Anthony.
When did the Casey Anthony trial take place?
Jury selection for Casey Anthony's trial began on May 9, 2011, with the prosecution and defense each issuing their opening statements on May 24, 2011. The verdict was announced on July 5, 2011.