Apple TV+ Details 'John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial' Docuseries Narrated by Kiefer Sutherland

Nick Holt and Rob Coldstream will direct

BY Ben OkazawaPublished Oct 26, 2023

Apple TV+ has announced that it will produce a three-part docuseries about John Lennon's murder. The series, titled John Lennon: Murder Without a Trial, will be narrated by Kiefer Sutherland

Although the platform has yet to set a release date, it announced in a press release that the series will feature "exclusive eyewitness interviews and previously unseen crime scene photos, shedding new light on the life and murder of music and cultural icon John Lennon and the investigation and conviction of Mark David Chapman, his confessed killer."

Nick Holt and Rob Coldstream are set to direct, with Coldstream also serving as an executive producer.

Although far from the first media interpretation of Lennon's murder — The Last 24 Hours: John Lennon and Imagine: John Lennon are both available on Apple TV+ as well — their series is being dubbed as the most thorough examination of the events leading up to of the crime the aftermath due not only to its extensive interviews of those close to Lennon, but also those close to his fan-turned-murderer Chapman. 

The announcement arrives the same day as the Beatles' surviving members announced their final song featuring Lennon's vocals, and just days after the release of George Harrison's biography

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