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Netflix Debuts Trailer for New JonBenet Ramsey Documentary ‘Casting JonBenet’: Watch

Questions still unanswered. Netflix debuted the chilling trailer for its upcoming JonBenét Ramsey documentary, Casting JonBenet, on Thursday, March 23.

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The so-called “documentary hybrid,” which received acclaim at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, follows local actors auditioning for roles in a reenactment of the unsolved December 1996 crime, in which 6-year-old Ramsey was found murdered in her family’s home in Boulder, Colorado.

In the Kitty Green–directed film, the actors — who audition for the roles of JonBenét, dad John Ramsey, mom Patsy Ramsey and brother Burke Ramsey — share their memories of the much-publicized tragedy and how the murder affected them personally. The actors also weigh in on who they suspect committed the crime.

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“Kitty boldly embraces the tradition of innovative risk-taking within the documentary filmmaking mode with her remarkable work on Casting JonBenét,” Netflix Vice President of Original Documentary Programming Lisa Nishimura said of the director in a press release. “Netflix is the ideal home for showcasing Kitty’s sharply rendered vision of a mythic American tragedy to a global audience, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the crime.”

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In recent months, several TV networks have aired specials reexamining the murder, including Lifetime’s Who Killed JonBenét? and CBS’ The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey, the latter of which speculated that Burke may have killed his little sister. Burke filed a $750 million defamation lawsuit against CBS for the allegations.

Casting JonBenet premieres on Netflix on April 28. Watch the trailer above!

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