Who is the Watcher? The True Story behind Netflix miniseries

The Watcher is the name of a mystery Television series created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brennan, the true crime series is creating buzz all around the United States since its original premiere on Netflix on 13 Oct 2022.

It is slowly becoming one of the most watched true horror series after recently released Dahmer that is breaking all the records with a solid 8.1 rating on IMDb.

The same is happening with Watcher as most of the critics are praising the series for its originality and covering everything in detail.

Yes, there are some fictional scenes that are added to the series to look more spicier but most of the things are factual.

True Story of Watcher

The miniseries is based on a 2018 New York Magazine article published by Reeves Wiedeman that highlights the major details attached to the The Watcher House Locations and its sinister connection with the Broaddus family.

Their life was turned into a living hell after purchasing the house in 2014 from the Woodses, the retired scientists who were living at the place for since November 1990.

Who is The Watcher Netflix

The whole thing begins in May 2014 when John and Andrea Woods receives a thank you letter from “The Watcher” for taking care of his house. Broadduses close the deal on 2 June 2014 to purchase the house from the Woodses.

On 5 June 2014, the newly shifted Broaddus family got their first anonymous letter where the author was showing his obsession with the house.

When Maria asked Woodses about the suspected person behind the letter, they replied that they have received a similar one earlier but they didn’t take that seriously. Fast forward to today, the house is owned by Andrew and Allison Carr and they are good with the property.

Who is The Watcher?

Even after so much investigation, the identity of Watcher is still anonymous. Nobody knows about the stalker who was sending hateful and threatening messages to the Broaddus family.

The Watcher netfilx series showing Broaddus family

The person behind Watcher is still a mystery today and no information is available regarding his/her identity. However, the new family doesn’t seem to have any problem in tackling with the house problems or they don’t have any.

Who’s in the cast of The Watcher series?

The cast members include:

  • Naomi Watts as Maria Broaddus
  • Bobby Cannavale as Derek Broaddus
  • Margo Martindale as Maureen
  • Luke David Blumm as Carter Brannock
  • Isabel Gravitt as Ellie Brannock
  • Henry Hunter Hall as Dakota
  • Jennifer Coolidge as Karen Calhoun
  • Richard Kind as Mitch
  • Terry Kinney as Michael
  • Noma Dumezweni as Theodora
  • Michael Devine as Christopher
  • Daniel Jenkins as Contractor
  • Yuko Torihara as Miko Kaplan
  • Annie Pisapia as Junkie
  • Sean Hankinson as Teacher
  • Judy Zheng as Waitress
  • Stephanie Kurtzuba as Helen Graff
  • Christopher McDonald as Detective Chamberlain
  • Michael Nouri as Roger Kaplan
  • Emily Juliette Murphy as Secretary
  • Seth Gabel as Andrew Pierce
  • Mia Farrow as Pearl
  • Matthew Del Negro as Darren Dunn
  • Aidan Pierce Brennan as Dale Graff
  • Joshua Satine as Roger
  • Freddie Lee Bennett as Don Gant
  • Omar Corominas as Worker
  • Sarah Row as Pierce Nanny
  • Joe Mantello as John Graff
  • Samantha Blaire Cutler as Patricia Graff
  • Kathryn Boswell as Ali
  • Angela Petruzziello as Hostess
  • Dan Tracy as Randy
  • Ann McDonough as Gladys
  • Lily Talevski as Rose Pierce
  • Caitlin Hammond as Receptionist
  • Ryan Ward as Josh
  • Gwyneth Anne Trumbore as Country Club Teen
  • Westley Cole Bator as Caleb Pierce
  • Jennifer Berge as Pat Graff Lookalike
  • Luis Moco as Mugger
  • Darlesia Cearcy as Charice
  • Ellie Barrickman as Young Waitress

Lakshya Kaushik

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