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December 30, 2017
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The Oscar-winning documentarian Errol Morris’ docudrama Wormwood feels like an especially timely project right now. In the new Netflix miniseries out Friday, Peter Sarsgaard plays Dr. Frank Olson, a scientist who fell to his death from the 15th floor of a New York City hotel. While the CIA takes responsibility, claiming he jumped after being administered LSD for a government experiment gone wrong, his son, Eric Olson, is not so easily convinced that the government is telling the truth. Olson spends his life trying to get to the bottom of what really happened to his father, and Morris recounts it all through a series of re-enactments starring Sarsgaard, interspersed with interviews with Olson and others who helped uncover the truth. It is a hair-raising four-hour investigation that will have you on the edge of your seat, and awed by the depth of the deceit. Here, W talks to Sarsgaard about conspiracy theories and how he prepped for the role. Read More here

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