The true story of 'Litvinenko' in Alexander's wife Marina's own words
The new four-part drama "Litvinenko" explores the 2006 poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko, and his wife Marina's quest for justice following his death.
"Cocaine Bear": The true, wild story behind the buzzed-about film
The internet is excited about the zany forthcoming movie starring Ray Liotta and directed and produced by Elizabeth Banks.
Who are Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey? Meet women who inspired 'She Said'
The story of how two New York Times journalists exposed Harvey Weinstein's crimes is told in the hugely important movie "She Said."
Who is Andrew Morton? Meet Princess Diana's biographer
In 1997, British journalist and author Andrew Morton published Princess Diana's biography, "Diana: Her True Story—In Her Own Words."
The true story behind the Leonora Knatchbull storyline in 'The Crown'
The emotional storyline is a central theme that runs through the early episodes of the Netflix royal drama series' latest season. But who was the real Leonora Knatchbull?
What happened to Britannia? The fate of Queen's beloved yacht
In Episode 1 of "The Crown" Season 5, the Queen's love for the Royal Yacht Britannia is made explicitly clear.
'All Quiet on the Western Front' director on Netflix movie
"I would never be able to tell a heroic story" about WWI, director Edward Berger told Newsweek about making the gripping anti-war movie for Netflix.
Who was the real Black Mafia Family? A story of cruelty, cocaine and crime
The story behind the real Black Mafia Family is being told in the Starz 8-part documentary series, "The BMF Documentary: Blowing Money Fast."
Is 'My Policeman' based on a true story?
Harry Styles, Emma Corrin and David Dawson star in the romantic and heartbreaking new movie.
Did the Watcher ever get caught? The real story behind Netflix series
For years, the real-life Broaddus family were harassed by an anonymous person known only as "The Watcher."
Meet the 'Mike' Cast and Their Real-Life Characters
The story of American boxer Mike Tyson is coming to the small screen on Hulu and Disney+'s "Mike."
What Happened To Anthony Templet and Where Is He Now?
The unbelievable true story of Anthony Templet is the focus of Netflix's documentary series "I Just Killed My Dad."
The 'Thirteen Lives' Cast and Their Real-Life Characters
"Thirteen Lives" is the gripping biographical drama about the 2018 Tham Luang cave rescue in Thailand.
Is 'Thirteen Lives' on Prime Based on a True Story?
"Thirteen Lives" on Prime Video, starring Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell, Joel Edgerton and Tom Bateman, will have you on the edge of your seats.
Is 'Black Bird' Based on a True Story?
The Apple TV+ show "Black Bird" stars Taron Egerton as Jimmy Keene, a former drug dealer sent undercover to try and get a confession from a suspected serial killer.
What Happened To Franklin Delano Floyd and Where is He Now?
Convicted murderer Franklin Delano Floyd is the focus of Netflix's latest true-crime documentary, "Girl in the Picture."
Will There Be 'The First Lady' Season 2 on Showtime?
With 46 U.S. presidents to date, there is no shortage of great stories to share, told from the perspective of the women at the center of the White House.
What Bryan Cranston, Annette Bening Changed About the Real 'Jerry & Marge'
Cranston and Bening spoke to Newsweek about their upcoming Paramount+ movie "Jerry & Marge Go Large" and reveal what was changed from the real life story.
Does Michael Peterson Have a New Wife? Inside His Relationship History
Michael Peterson's sex life and romantic relationships are discussed throughout his criminal trial for the murder of his second wife, Kathleen Peterson.
'Three Mile Island': What Happened In the Chalk River Nuclear Accident?
Canada's Chalk River Laboratories experienced not one, but two nuclear accidents almost two decades before Three Mile Island.
Meet HBO Max's 'The Staircase' Cast and Their Real-Life Characters
Colin Firth loses his familiar British accent to portray convicted killer Michael Peterson, in HBO Max's "The Staircase."
Is Mariana Lawton From 'Gentleman Jack' Based On A Real Person?
"Gentleman Jack" star Suranne Jones told Newsweek all about Anne Lister's relationship with Mariana Lawton.
Who Was Martha Mitchell? How the Socialite Was Involved in Watergate
Julia Roberts portrays American socialite Martha Mitchell in Starz's historical drama 'Gaslit', a TV series depicting the Watergate scandal in the 1970s.
The True Story of Harry Haft and HBO's 'The Survivor'
Ben Foster portrays Auschwitz survivor Harry Haft in "The Survivor" on HBO, directed by Oscar-winner Barry Levinson with a score from Hans Zimmer.
'Gentleman Jack' Creator on Bringing Anne Lister's Diary to Life
"Gentleman Jack" Season 2 is finally here and creator Sally Wainright told Newsweek all about bringing the real Anne Lister and her diary entries to life.
Woman Recounts the Horrifying Moment She Was Struck by a Bolt of Lightning
"I just need to keep reminding myself how far I have come. It has not been easy but I am truly blessed," wrote the TikTok user.
Is 'The Girl From Plainville' Based on A True Story?
Colton Ryan and Chloë Sevigny told Newsweek about starring in Hulu's latest true-crime series, "The Girl From Plainville."
All You Need To Know About 'The Last Kingdom's' Athelstan
Athelstan is fighting for the English throne in Season 5 of The Last Kingdom, with the help of Uhtred of Bebbanburg.
Here's Where The Real People From 'Pam & Tommy' Are Now
The final episode of Pam & Tommy is out now but where are the real people at the center of the sex tape scandal now?
The Tragic True Story Behind 'The Dropout's' Ian Gibbons
Stephen Fry portrays British biochemist and Theranos chief scientist Ian Gibbons in Hulu's "The Dropout," a man described by his wife as being "as near to perfection as a human could be."