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The Case Against Adnan Syed 

TV-14 | | Documentary | TV Mini-Series (2019)
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Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the ongoing story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of murdering a high school student.
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"Adnan Syed" Picks Up Where "Serial" Left Off

The new HBO docuseries "The Case Against Adnan Syed" uncovers new evidence and perspectives about the murder trial that captivated listeners during the first season of "Serial."

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Series cast summary:
Luke Brindle-Khym Luke Brindle-Khym ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Rabia Chaudry Rabia Chaudry ...  Attorney, Syed Family Friend 4 episodes, 2019
Saad Chaudry Saad Chaudry ...  Adnan's best friend 4 episodes, 2019
Donald Clinedinst Donald Clinedinst ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Julianna Goldman Julianna Goldman ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Isha Isha ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Sarah Koenig ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Sun Hee Lee Sun Hee Lee ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Young Lee Young Lee ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Tyler Maroney Tyler Maroney ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Darryl Massey Darryl Massey ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Shamim Rahman Shamim Rahman ...  Adnan's Mother 4 episodes, 2019
Syed Rahman Syed Rahman ...  Adnan's father 4 episodes, 2019
Laura Estrada Sandoval Laura Estrada Sandoval ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Hope Schab Hope Schab ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Tanveer Syed Tanveer Syed ...  Adnan's older brother 4 episodes, 2019
Yusuf Syed Yusuf Syed ...  Adnan's younger brother 4 episodes, 2019
Debbie Warren Debbie Warren ...  Herself 4 episodes, 2019
Jay Wilds Jay Wilds ...  Himself 4 episodes, 2019
Krista Meyers Krista Meyers ...  Herself 3 episodes, 2019
Adnan Syed Adnan Syed ...  Himself 3 episodes, 2019
Aisha Pittman Aisha Pittman ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2019


Popularized by the podcast, "Serial," the ongoing story of Adnan Syed who was convicted of murdering a high school student.

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Wasted Opportunity.
18 March 2019 | by mrsean-1See all my reviews

Definitely not up to the high standard one expects from HBO. The producers seem preoccupied with making the doco "entertaining". The fancy graphics, the animation, and the editing, all distract. It's ultimately a wasted opportunity to present the case in a clear, considered and constructive way, for the benefit of both those who are for or against Adnan Syed.

Dragging out a story that has been told a million times before, by a million other mediums, makes it boring and uninspired.

There is also one inexcusable misrepresented fact: "Because of new evidence unearthed after SERIAL, Adnan Syed has been granted an appeal". Unless I'm mistaken, this new evidence came about through the "Undisclosed Podcast", specifically through the hard work and legal acumen of lawyer Susan Simpson. While this new evidence was unearthed "after Serial", the statement gives false credit to that podcast.

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