Netflix has been killing it with independent programming this year. Besides horror movies like Gerald’s Game and 1922 and shows like Stranger Things, documentary series like Making a Murderer and The Keepers have enthralled true-crime buffs. One of their next documentaries/biographies will be a joy to conspiracy theory fans, delving into the darkest corners of illegal CIA activities in the 1970s. Ever heard of MK Ultra?
Give the trailer for Wormwood a peek below and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
Official Synopsis: How big does the conspiracy go? Uncover the truth behind the CIA, LSD, mind control… and the death of a family man.
This six-part series explores the limits of our knowledge about the past and the lengths we’ll go in our search for the truth. A family story of one man’s sixty-year quest to identify the circumstances of his father’s mysterious death. A quest which brings him face-to-face with some of the darkest secrets of the United States.
Wormwood is directed by lauded documentarian Errol Morris, the filmmaker behind The Thin Blue Line, Mr. Death, and Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control. The film features Jack Michael Doke, Callie La Personerie, and Jack O’Connell. Look for it on Netflix beginning December 15th.
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