Copycat Killer release date, synopsis, cast, trailer, and more

POLAND - 2023/02/07: In this photo illustration, a Netflix logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
POLAND - 2023/02/07: In this photo illustration, a Netflix logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Mateusz Slodkowski/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) /
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Get ready for another Netflix release that’s sure to be a favorite! Copycat Killer is a new crime mystery thriller series adapted from a popular crime mystery novel by Japanese writer Miyuki Miyabe that’s set to raise pulses.

Set in the ’90s Taipei, the Chinese-language series tells the story of the “first-ever serial murder case in Taiwan.” It sees a “tenuous prosecutor” portrayed by award-winning actor Wu Kang-ren, who gets into a dangerous game of cat and mouse which evolves into something much bigger when the killer turns his dark stardom into the subject of national interest as he makes a mockery of the idea of law and justice.

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming release of Copycat Killer.

Copycat Killer release date

Following a recent update from the streaming giant, we know that come March 31, 2023. The Chinese-language crime thriller will be released globally and exclusively on Netflix.

Copycat Killer synopsis

Ahead of its March debut, Netflix released a report that outlined what the series will be about, including the synopsis. It reads:

"“Taking advantage of the widespread interest, the media-savvy serial killer turns the case into a national spectacle, fueling gossip and notoriety. A no-nonsense prosecutor vows to solve the case only to realize that things are not what they seem. Meanwhile, the killer repeatedly makes a mockery of law and justice as he seeks to destroy peace and order in society.”"

Copycat Killer cast

In addition to Wu Kang-ren, some of the other members of the star-studded cast include Alice Ko, Tuo Tsung-hua, Yao Chun-yao, Fandy Fan, Cammy Chiang, and Hsia Teng-Hung, with a guest appearance by Ruby Lin (producer and leading actress of Light the Night).

Copycat Killer trailer

Watch the trailer for the upcoming crime mystery thriller series below.

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