Christian Slater & Amanda Peet to Star at USA Network’s ‘Dirty John’ Season 2

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Amanda Peet and Christian Slater to star in USA Network’s “Dirty John” Season 2.

The sequel anthology series is titled Dirty John: The Betty Broderick Story, Alexandra Cunningham will serve as the writer and showrunner.

Based from the true story from 1960s, you can read the premise of the series below:

The second installment will be based on another true tale of love gone wrong, centering on a story that spans the 1960s to the ’80s, through the breakdown of a marriage that Oprah Winfrey deemed one of “America’s messiest divorces” even before it ended in double homicide.

Peet will play the titular character, described as the perfect Southern California blonde wife and mother married to her handsome college boyfriend Dan (Slater). After years of sacrifice and suffering while supporting Dan through both medical and law school until he exploded into the San Diego legal community as a superstar, Betty is finally enjoying the fruits of their labors. That is, until Dan hires Linda, a bright, beautiful young woman with whom he can happily forget the struggles of his past.

Source: Deadline