Toni Collette Drama ‘Unbelievable’ Begins on Netflix Sept. 13

Netlflix drama series Unbelievable, starring Toni Collette as a detective investigating a home invasion and sexual assault, premieres on Netflix Sept. 13. Kaitlyn Dever plays teen Marie, who files the police report about the invasion.

Merritt Wever is also in the cast.

The story is based on a real-life event.

The article “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” from The Marshall Project and ProPublica inspired the series. It also inspired the This American Life podcast “Anatomy of a Doubt.”

Netflix calls the series “a story of unspeakable trauma, unwavering tenacity, and astounding resilience.”

Showrunner Susannah Grant executive produces Unbelievable, from CBS Television Studios, along with Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Lisa Cholodenko, Ayelet Waldman, Michael Chabon, Katie Couric, Richard Tofel, Neil Barsky, Robyn Semien and Marie.

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, the L.A. Times and New York magazine.