First look at Julia Garner as Anna Sorokin, NYC’s ‘biggest con woman’

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Infamous “fake heiress” Anna Sorokin is getting her close-up once more — type of.

A trailer for the Netflix sequence, “Inventing Anna,” primarily based on the Soho grifter’s case, has been launched. A 50-second teaser offers a sneak peek into director Shonda Rhimes’ multipart exploration of the infamous fraudster, which guarantees an upbeat TV adaption of the Russian-born German’s convincing connivery.

Julia Garner, 27, stars as the faux socialite, who glided by Anna Delvey whereas she swindled Manhattan’s elite out of lots of of hundreds of {dollars}. The remainder of the forged consists of Laverne Cox, Arian Moayed, Katie Lowes, Alexis Floyd, Anders Holm, Anna Deavere Smith, Jeff Perry, Terry Kinney and Anna Chlumsky.

The present is about to premiere on Netflix on Feb. 11, 2022, and is a part of Rhimes’ take care of the streaming big.

“But is Anna New York’s biggest con woman, or is she simply the new portrait of the American dream?” the Netflix synopsis ponders, including that the miniseries will considerably discover the Instagram-famous faux-blue-blood’s relationship with the reporter investigating her, portrayed by Chlumsky.

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Julia Garner performs the 30-year-old grifter.
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The actual Anna Sorokin in court docket.
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Sorokin was sentenced to 4 to 12 years.
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The sequence is predicated on the convicted scammer’s profitable New York City social heist, for which she was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in jail. Sorokin was convicted in 2019 of grand larceny and different raps for stealing $200,000 from companies and for fraudulently attempting to attain a $22 million mortgage to launch a Manhattan artwork membership.

However, Sorokin was launched in February for good habits, claiming she was a star in jail, earlier than being taken again into custody for visa points.

The supply materials for the present will work from Jessica Pressler’s New York Magazine article “How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and its Banks.” Pressler additionally wrote the article that impressed the 2019 Jennifer Lopez movie “Hustlers.” 

The miniseries is based on a New York Magazine article about the grifter.
The miniseries is predicated on a New York Magazine article in regards to the grifter.
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The real-life Sorokin was convicted for stealing $200,000 from companies.
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Sorokin has mentioned she plans to jot down a e book about her experiences.
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Sorokin, who stays in ICE custody, insists that she had no in poor health will when she fooled her group, numerous accommodations, banks and personal jet operators out of all that money.

“I never had a fraudulent intent … And I guess that’s what should really count,” she mentioned in a September interview. “I would like to show the world that I’m not this dumb, greedy person that they portrayed me to be.”

As for what the longer term holds for her, she responded, “I guess it remains to be seen.”