Vincent Vermignon joined the cast of The staircase, Limited-series drama adaptation of HBO Max based on Jean-Xavier de Lestrade’s true crime docuseries. Vermignon will play Lestrade, joining previously announced cast Colin Firth, Toni Collette, Rosemarie DeWitt, Juliette Binoche, Parker Posey, Odessa Young, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Sophie Turner, Michael Stuhlbarg and Tim Guinee.
The series is based on the docuseries and various books and reports on the case of Michael Peterson, who was convicted in 2003 of the murder of Kathleen two years earlier. The charge was reduced to manslaughter in 2017, and Peterson was later released from prison. He had claimed that his wife died after falling down the stairs of their house after consuming alcohol and Valium, but an autopsy concluded that she died of several injuries, including beating to the back of her house. head with a blunt object.
The De Lestrade docuseries premiered in 2004 and premiered on Netflix as a 13-episode series in 2018.
The staircase is written and produced by Campos and Cohn, who also act as showrunners. The series is a co-production between HBO Max and Annapurna TV.
Originally from the French Caribbean island of Martinique, Vermignon has appeared in numerous French short, feature films and TV films, including the recurring role of Stefan (2014-2018) in the French television series. Cut and on popular shows More beautiful life and Chronicles of the Sun. His most recent TV credits include the role of Mister Awaritefe on the BBC Luther and Bo Shaladi on CBS drama Ransom. His upcoming feature film projects include Beyond existence, ZÃ©pon and and Unity The link that we, which was filmed this year in French Guiana. Vermignon is replaced by Atwell Artist Management.