inventing Anna

“Inventing Anna” is based on a true story surrounding Anna Delvey, whose real name is Anna Sorokin.

Based on the New York Magazine article “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People” by Jessica Pressler, “Inventing Anna” (“Who is Anna?” in Spain and “Inventando a Anna” in Latin America) is a miniseries ofNetflixcreated and produced by Shonda Rhimes with a cast led by Julia Garner (“The Assistant”) and Anna Chlumsky (“Hannibal”).

In addition to Shonda, the writing team for this project includes Matt Byrne, Jess Brownell, Abby Ajayi, and Nick Nardini, with Rhimes, Betsy Beers, David Frankel serving as executive producers. Pressler, the author of the article that uncovered the scandal, is also part of this latest team.

The episodes of “Inventing Anna”, which began shooting in October 2019, were directed by David Frankel, Tom Verica, Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, Ellen Kuras and Nzingha Stewart.


According to the official synopsis ofNetflix, “Inventing Anna” follows “a journalist with a lot to prove, Vivian (Anna Chlumsky), who investigates the case of Anna Delvey (Julia Garner), the legendary German Instagram heiress, who stole the hearts of the New York social scene…. and also your money.

But is Anna New York’s biggest con artist, or is she simply the new portrait of the American dream? Anna and the journalist form a dark and hilarious love-hate bond as Anna awaits trial, and the reporter races against the clock to answer New York society’s biggest question: who is Anna Delvey?


“Inventing Anna” will be released worldwide on February 11, 2022 via Netflix .

Julia Garner as Anna Delvey.
Anna Chlumsky as Vivian.
Katie Lowes as Rachel.
Laverne Cox as Kacy Duke.
Alexis Floyd as Neff
Arian Moayed as Todd.
Anders Holm as Jack.
Anna Deavere Smith as Maud.
Jeff Perry as Lou.
Terry Kinney as Barry.
Jennifer Esposito as Talia Mallay.

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