Newswire: Law & Order: SVU is doing its own take on Robert Durst

Noted burper and wincer and alleged murderer Robert Durst has been fictionalized several times over the years, as Ryan Gosling’s “David Marks” in director Andrew Jarecki’s 2010 film All Good Things, as “Kenneth Strick” in a 2002 Law & Order: Criminal Intent episode, and as “Eli Madison” in a 2004 episode of the original Law & Order. Given the high profile of Jarecki’s HBO documentary series The Jinx earlier this year, subsequent murder charges for Durst, and the lurid details that both brought to light, however, it was perhaps inevitable that the sole surviving member of the Law & Order franchise would mine the Manhattan real estate scion’s life story for an episode of its own.

September 23 will bring the two-hour premiere of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit‘s 17th season, and with it, another thinly-veiled Durst. The Law & Order universe’s other …

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