Ok this sounds absolutely terrifying https://t.co/qEXk8mNVuN— Metro Entertainment (@Metro_Ents) August 11, 2019
- Wondery's Dr. Death podcast follows the real-life story of neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch, whose negligence resulted in the severe injuries of 31 patients in a number of Dallas-area hospitals.
- The limited drama series is produced by Universal Content Productions (UCP), the company responsible for other podcast adaptations Homecoming (on Amazon Prime) and Dirty John (aired on Bravo).
- Jamie Dornan will play Christopher Duntsch, while Alec Baldwin and Christian Slater play, respectively, Dr. Robert Henderson and Dr. Randall Kirby, two of Duntsch's fellow surgeons whose investigation ultimately led to the arrest of Duntsch.
- The limited series is currently seeking a home on a major channel or streaming service.