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— Netflix (@netflix) September 23, 2021
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Following its successful debut which captivated 64 million households in the first four weeks after its premiere, Netflix promises more madness and mayhem for Tiger King 2. The second installment is again being directed by Eric Goode and Rebecca Chaiklin, who are both executive producing along with Chris Smith and Fisher Stevens. The docuseries is a production by A Goode Films Production, Library Films, and Article 19 Films.
The other four documentaries’ official synopses and release dates are listed below:
- The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman, January 2022 – “From the acclaimed filmmakers behind The Imposter, this three-part series tells the jaw-dropping story of one of the world’s most audacious conmen who was convicted in 2005 for stealing fortunes and destroying multiple lives. But now, in an incredible twist, the story reaches into the present day, with a desperate family who fear for their mother’s safety.”
- The Tinder Swindler, February 2022 – “It tells the jaw-dropping story of a prolific conman who posed as a billionaire playboy on Tinder, and the women who set out to bring him down.”
- Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King, 2022 – “Follow a group of investors turned sleuths as they try to unlock the suspicious death of cryptocurrency multimillionaire Gerry Cotten and the missing $250 million they believe he stole from them.”
- Bad Vegan, 2022 – “Celebrity restaurateur Sarma Melngailis becomes the ‘Vegan Fugitive’ when she’s conned out of millions by a man who convinces her that he can expand her food empire and make her beloved pit bull immortal — as long as she never questions his increasingly bizarre requests.”
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Due to the first season’s pop culture impact, it inspired a few studios and networks to try their hand at adapting the true crime story into a limited series. There are currently two Tiger King projects in development which are a Peacock limited series starring Kate McKinnon as Carole Baskin, and a potential Netflix limited series from Ryan Murphy, with Rob Lowe set as Joe Exotic.