HBO and Sky are launching a new documentary series about Adnan Syed

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HBO and Sky have announced they’re launching a new documentary series called The Case Against Adnan Syed directed by Academy Award nominee Amy Berg. Adnan Syed was convicted in 2000 for the murder of his ex-girlfriend, 18-year-old high school student Hae Min Lee. The four-hour series has been in production since 2015, and it will provide another close analysis of the events leading up to and after Lee’s disappearance and murder. The case captured global attention after the blockbuster podcast Serial delved into Lee’s life and the subsequent court case and conviction of Syed.

After Serial, Syed was initially granted a new trial in 2016, and the Maryland Court of Special Appeals decided it would uphold that ruling earlier this year,…

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