The Murder That Inspired ‘Twin Peaks’ to Become New Documentary, Non-Fiction Book

Twin Peaks” fans have a new documentary to look forward to thanks to “Blonde, Beautiful, and Dead: The Murder Mystery That Inspired Twin Peaks.” Production company Metabook Entertainment confirmed to MovieMaker magazine this week that an imprint of Amazon Publishing has picked up the rights to the upcoming non-fiction book of the same name and has plans to adapt the project into a documentary.

Both the book and the documentary will cover the murder of Hazel Drew, a young woman who died in Sand Lake, New York during the summer of 1908.Per a statement from Metabook Entertainment, “Blonde, Beautiful, and Dead” will “investigate the secrets, corruption, and gender politics one small town community tried to keep buried” amid the Hazel Drew murder scandal.

The book comes from authors David Bushman and Mark Givens and is eyeing a 2021 release date.

Mark Frost, who co-created “Twin Peaks” with David Lynch, used the

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