Denise Brown, the sister of the late Nicole Brown Simpson, has inked a deal with NBC News’ Peacock Productions to develop a new true crime series.
“As part of the unscripted series, Brown and a team of experts will investigate all sides of the story in cases where justice has been called into question,” NBC said in announcing the project.
Melody Shafir, Vice President of Development for Peacock Productions, said: “Denise has experienced first-hand the complexities of the criminal justice system. She testified on behalf of her sister during one of the most high-profile murder trials in recent history and will draw on that experience throughout the series, with a deep understanding of the impact the system can have on the victim’s family.”
The death of Nicole Brown Simpson was at the center of the O.J. Simpson murder trial in 1995.
“Brown describes living a normal life until June 12, 1994, when her sister, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed,” the announcement notes. “This tragic incident resulted in her commitment to raising awareness against domestic violence. Since 1995, Brown has traveled the country speaking on the epidemic of domestic violence and is the founder and president of The Elite Speakers Bureau, which provides education on issues such as abuse, school and workplace safety, mental health and more.”
Denise Brown commented: “Peacock Productions’ expertise in the true-crime narrative and unscripted programming is unparalleled. I am excited to begin working with Peacock and tell the stories of lives that have forever been changed by the criminal justice system.”