NBC News announced today that Dateline NBC correspondent Keith Morrison will host “Killer Role”, an all-new true-crime Dateline podcast debuting April 13
“Killer Role” follows Dateline’s #1 Podcasts’ “Mommy Doomsday,” “Motive for Murder,” and “The Thing about Pam”.
Click here to listen to a preview of “Killer Role”.
The six-episode series features Morrison’s years-long reporting on the story of Wyn Reed,an Oregon actress cast as a killer in a small-budget horror film. When filming wraps, a real-life plot twist reveals Wyn’s real name is Tucker – and she has been charged in the killing of her uncle. Both the filmmakers and the detectives find themselves wondering where performance ends and reality begins.
The first two episodes of “Killer Role”, produced by Dateline and NBC News in partnership with Neon Hum, will be available for download and streaming on any podcast platform on April 13, with the following four episodes debuting over the next three weeks.
Killer Role is produced by Dateline and NBC News. At Dateline, Vincent Sturla is the producer, Linda Zhang is the associate producer. Susan Nalle oversees digital programming, Joe Delmonico is the senior producer and Adam Gorfain is the co-executive producer. Liz Cole is the executive producer and David Corvo is the senior executive producer. From Neon Hum, Samantha Allison is the supervising producer, Chrystal Genesis and Alex Schuman are producers. Liz Sanchez and Evan Jacoby are associate producers. Jonathan Hirsch is the executive producer. Mixing and sound design from Scott Sommerville. Theme music by Andrew Eapen.