Coming from executive producer Jordan Peele, "Lorena" will tell both sides of the story.
Lorena and John Wayne Bobbitt are back in a big way in 2019.
Following a "20/20" special cheekily titled, "The Bobbitts: Love Hurts" earlier this month with only John attached, Amazon is releasing its own docuseries on the couple, this time with Lorena's involvement.
Back in 1993, the Bobbitts became tabloid staples after she cut off her husband's penis while he slept. Lorena later accused John of physical and sexual abuse (which he denies), her husband's penis was reattached and she was acquitted of all criminal charges. The jury labeled her temporarily insane due to abuse and mental illness.
She most recently spoke out about the case on "The Steve Harvey Show" in 2015, but the filmmakers for "Lorena" promise a "fresh perspective" on her story. Lorena only appears near the end of the trailer above, as she says, "I didn't choose to be in the spotlight, but there's no turning back."
John also did new interviews for the series, saying in the preview, "She wanted me to hurt, that's why she did that."
The series will hit Prime Video on February 15, following its world premiere at Sundance on January 29.
Here's the announcement from Amazon below:
Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Joshua Rofé (Lost for Life), Lorena reveals the hidden truths in the notorious case of John Wayne and Lorena Bobbitt and challenges the long-held narrative that surrounded this event. The series provides a fresh perspective on the story of Lorena Bobbitt and exposes how this event laid the groundwork for the modern 24-hour news cycle and increasing sensationalistic media coverage. Lost in tabloid coverage and late-night talk show jokes, the Bobbitt story was a missed opportunity for a national discussion on domestic and sexual assault in America. Lorena is a groundbreaking re-investigation of the deep moral issues and painful human tragedies buried at the heart of this infamous American scandal.