Killer Role

By NBC News

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The actress Wyn Reed had that powerful combination of charisma, beauty and smarts. She was such a talent that a team of movie producers couldn’t believe it when the 28 year-old Wyn agreed to play the lead — a killer—in their upcoming, small-budget, horror movie. What the filmmakers didn’t know, as they got on location, was that Wyn wasn’t really Wyn. That was all make believe. But the killer part? That was real. This original podcast series from Keith Morrison and Dateline NBC tells a story even Hollywood couldn’t have imagined. Subscribe now and join us for the first two episodes on April 13th.

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Introducing: Making Space with Hoda Kotb
00:01:33

As a bonus for Killer Role listeners, we’re sharing a special preview of the brand new original podcast, Making Space with Hoda Kotb.

Join TODAY’s Hoda Kotb on a journey of self-discovery and resilience of the human spirit. Hoda hears from some of the people she admires most, and whose stories of personal triumph keep her going. Like Hoda, you’ll leave these talks stronger than when you started and inspired to make space in your own life.

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Sep 20, 2021
6 - My Jaw Hit the Floor
00:36:41

Days before her trial was to begin, Tucker’s lawyer said he had proof of his client’s innocence: a recording of the shooting made by Tucker herself.

Apr 29, 2021
5 - What Did You Do With the Gun?
00:35:12

Detectives want to know who fired and re-loaded the gun hours before Shane was shot.

Apr 27, 2021
4 - Oh, My God. That’s a .38
00:33:00

She was there to help with legal documents, but when a fatal shot rang out, she became a key witness. 

Apr 22, 2021
3 - A Drop Dead Moment
00:33:35

The gun fired in an instant, but the backstory that preceded the shooting took years to unfold. 

Apr 20, 2021
2 - It Just Went Off
00:34:31

The story Tucker told police sounded like a scene from a movie, but it was all too real.

Apr 13, 2021
1 - In the Dark
00:33:14

Indie filmmakers cast Wyn Reed as their star. What they didn’t know was that Wyn wasn’t Wyn.

Apr 13, 2021
Introducing: Killer Role
00:02:14

An actress playing a killer in a horror film is so good, you’d almost think she’d done it in real life. Turns out she had… Dateline’s Keith Morrison takes you inside a story where fiction and reality collide. 

Apr 02, 2021