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The Real-Life People and Stories That Inspired Mindhunter's 3 Core Characters

1 month ago   |   By Pop Sugar

Mindhunter is an unsettling, simmering foray into the grisly world of serial killer psychology, and the newly arrived season two - which began streaming on Aug. 16 - is just as dark as the first.
Executive producer David Fincher's fingerprints are all over the show, which shares the same gloomy color palette and stylized dialogue seen in House of Cards , The Social Network, and Gone Girl. The crime drama's three main characters, however - Holden Ford , Bill Tench , and Dr. Wendy Carr - are plucked straight out of real life.
Mindhunter itself is based on the 1995 book by John E. Douglas and...
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The Chilling True Story Behind the Suspected Serial Killer of the Atlanta Child Murders

The Chilling True Story Behind the Suspected Serial Killer of the Atlanta Child Murders

1 month ago   |   By Pop Sugar

The most gripping episodes of Mindhunter 's second season revolve around Wayne Williams , a young black man who authorities believed was linked to the tragic Atlanta child murders from 1979 to 1981. Today, uncertainties remain over whether or not Williams was responsible for the abduction and deaths of 29 black children and young adults. He was only convicted for the killings of two adults, which left 27 deaths officially unprosecuted according to season two's end screen card. As such, many believed that Williams may have been a scapegoat, because Atlanta soon closed the child murder cases...
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‘Mindhunter' Season 2: Is the Situation With Bill Tench's Son Based on a True Story?

1 month ago   |   By The Wrap

(Some major spoilers ahead for season 2 of “Mindhunter” on Netflix)
Season 2 of Netflix's “Mindhunter” features a bit of a shift in focus. In the first season, Holden Ford was front and center as the show spent nearly as much time on his personal life as it did his experiences in the first couple years in FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. But season 2 gives that same treatment to both Wendy Carr and Bill Tench and moves away from Holden a little bit.
For Bill, his personal story revolves around an incident with his son, Brian , which threatens to tear the Tench family to pieces. Early in the...
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