Emmys spotlight: Showrunner Susannah Grant & star Kaitlyn Dever on an ‘Unbelievable’ journey

Authenticity was key for both women in making Netflix’s real-life rape-investigation drama.Showrunner Susannah Grant knew it would be hard for viewers to engage with the real-life subject matter of Unbelievable – a rape investigation that is woefully mishandled by the police – but was also aware audiences would lose interest if the show bore the hallmarks of Holly­wood storytelling.“Sexual assault is something people spend tons of energy running away from, and I couldn’t give people one reason to turn away,” says Grant of the Netflix show, which is both a gripping procedural and an indictment of a

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