Friday 13th of October, the unluckiest of days, in the spookiest of months, is also the day that Netflix releases Mindhunter.
Set in the Elite Serial Crime Unit of the FBI in 1979, the series is directed by David Fincher who also helmed early episodes Netflix's first foray into original programming, House of Cards.
Jonathan Groff, of HBO's Looking, stars as Holden Ford, as one of the FBI agents tasked with investigating serial killers and rapists.
Mindhunter is based on the true crime book Mindhunter: Inside The FBI's Elite Serial Crime Unit by Mark Olshaker and former FBI agent John E. Douglas.
Serial killers and their symbiotic relationship with the police officers who are hunting them, has previously been explored in Zodiac, Fincher's 2009 film about the Zodiac killings in South California in the late 1960s and early 1970s.