We had the “docuseries”, now here comes the dramatisation of true crime bombshell The Staircase – and it has one impressive cast.

Colin Firth and Toni Collette star as couple Michael and Kathleen Peterson. It’s no great spoiler to say that the former was convicted of the murder of the latter, and this eight-parter is set to dramatise the whole sordid affair.

Alongside Firth and Collette the names continue, with the likes of Juliette Binoche, Parker Posey Michael Stuhlbarg, Dane DeHaan, Olivia DeJonge, Rosemarie DeWitt, Tim Guinee, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Sophie Turner, Vincent Vermignon and Odessa Young all appearing.

The Staircase kicks off on May 5. Here’s a first look at it: