HBO is bringing extra harrowing element in regards to the NXIVM cult to viewers in The Vow Half Two, a six-part followup to 2020’s gripping true-crime docuseries.
Keith Raniere, NXIVM’s co-founder, was convicted of crimes together with racketeering, racketeering conspiracy, intercourse trafficking, tried intercourse trafficking, intercourse trafficking conspiracy, compelled labor conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, and manufacturing and possession of kid pornography in June 2019.
As well as, a number of high NXIVM officers, together with Smallville star Allison Mack have been additionally arrested. Raniere obtained a 120-year jail sentence for his crimes. The Vow Half Two is about in opposition to the backdrop of the federal trial of the US in opposition to Raniere, providing an unique view into Raniere’s innermost circle, together with NXIVM co-founder Nancy Salzman. Along with the interview with Salzman (clad in an ankle monitoring bracelet), the collection may even function a brand new interview with Raniere from jail.
The logline says: The Vow Half Two goes past the headlines to delve deeply into the character of psychological manipulation. The collection additionally hears from staunch defenders of the work that Raniere and Nancy Salzman spearheaded with their Govt Success Packages.
On this chapter of the story, Nancy Salzman examines her position within the rise of NXIVM, her relationship with Raniere and in the end wrestles together with her involvement in rising a corporation that was accused of fostering predatory conduct and felony exercise.
The Vow Half Two is directed by Jehane Noujaim who government produces alongside Karim Amer, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Nina Fialkow, Lyn Davis Lear, Mike Lerner, Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, and Sara Rodriguez. In the meantime, Rosadel Varela serves as a collection producer. Producers embrace Mona Eldaief, Dan Hacker, Richard Hankin, John Miller-Monzon, and Claire Reade and, Marina Nieto Ritger and Hana Wuerker are connected as co-producers. Catch a primary have a look at the docuseries within the trailer, above.
The Vow: Half II, Premieres Monday, October 17, 9/8c, HBO