Netflix has released an official trailer for their true crime biopic The Most Hated Woman in America, starring Melissa Leo as Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of the “American Atheists” who was given the “most hated” title by Life Magazine in 1964. The film tracks her rise to prominence and disappearance.
Directed by Tommy O’Haver and co-written by O’Haver and Irene Turner, the film also stars Josh Lucas, Adam Scott, Vincent Kartheiser and Juno Temple.
The Most Hated Woman in America will be available on Netflix on March 24th.
A true-crime biopic about the disappearance of Madalyn Murray O’Hair, founder of the “American Atheists” and pioneering firebrand in the political culture war, The Most Hated Woman in America captures the rise and fall of a complex character who was a controversial villain to some and an unlikely hero to others.