Jordan Peele to produce Amazon’s documentary series on Lorena Bobbitt


Amazon has greenlit the project, to be excecutive produced by Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld, reported variety.com. It will also explore the national discussion on domestic and sexual assault in the US. 2018-04-06T21:13:14+05:30″>
Published: April 6, 2018 9:13:14 pm

Amazon officials are excited about Jordan Peele heading the project. This is Lorena’s story and we’re honoured to help her tell it,” added Peele. Amazon officials are excited about the project. “Jordan has proven himself as a captivating voice of social critique and we are excited to work with him on this project,” said Heather Schuster, head of unscripted for Amazon Originals. “With this project, Lorena has a platform to tell her truth as well as engage in a critical conversation about gender dynamics, abuse, and her demand for justice. The docuseries is about the notorious 1993 case in which Lorena Bobbitt cut off her husband John’s penis and claimed she did so after he raped her. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App “Lorena reframes Lorena Bobbitt’s story around issues of sexism and domestic abuse and offers Prime members an exclusive new view into how America got her story wrong and maybe continues to get it wrong,” Schuster added. “When we hear the name ‘Bobbitt’ we think of one of the most sensational incidents to ever be catapulted into a full blown media spectacle,” Peele said. Top News
Salman Khan verdict highlights: Prisoner no-106 to spend night at Jodhpur Central jail, hearing on bail plea tomorrowKapil Sharma on offensive tweets: Account was hackedBaaghi 2 box office collection day 7: Tiger Shroff starrer earns Rs 112.85 croreA four-part documentary series titled Lorena will delve into the notorious 1993 case in which Lorena Bobbitt cut off her husband John’s penis and claimed she did so after he raped her. The series, to be directed by Josh Rofe, will examine how the case laid the groundwork for the modern 24-hour news cycle and increasing sensationalistic media coverage.