The true-crime craze is showing no signs of slowing down. Dirty John, a true-life thriller series, arrives on Netflix this week.
Based on the hit LA Times podcast of the same name, Dirty John stars Eric Bana and Connie Britton.
The 2017 podcast was originally documented by journalist Christopher Goffard.
The eight-part true crime anthology series follows the events of an online dating relationship turned dangerous that shocked the world.
The show was originally broadcast by US network Bravo.
Dirty John Trailer
The description reads:
"Debra Newell has a seemingly perfect life: she’s successful, beautiful and lives in one of California’s most desirable coastal cities, Newport Beach. The only thing missing is love.
"So when she finally meets charming and handsome doctor John Meehan, she’s quickly swept into a whirlwind romance, much to the dismay of her daughters Terra and Veronica..
"Their fast-tracked relationship creates tension between Debra and the girls, leaving them no choice but to investigate the stranger who has swept their mother off her feet.
"And with a fraught family history, the backstory of Debra and her mother Arlane provides insight into why she may have been so vulnerable to John in the first place.
"As Debra gets drawn deeper into his lies and sinister game of psychological manipulation, it results in horrific consequences for an entire family."