Inventing Anna Trailer Reveals Shonda Rhimes’ Story of a Total Fake

Shonda Rhimes is bringing the true story of an elaborate and lavish con artist to the small-screen early next year. Netflix has released the first-look trailer and premiere date for Inventing Anna, a thriller that will look into the story of one of New York City’s biggest con artists.

Starring Anna Chlumsky, the nine-episode series will follow Vivian (Chlumsky), a journalist who is looking into the case of Anna Delvey (Julia Garner), a New York socialite, and German heiress who rips off the City’s upper class and lives the socialite life on their dime. Vivian and Delvey form a love-hate bond between them, as Delvey awaits her fate in court, and Vivian tries to beat the clock to uncover the truth behind who this socialite imposter is. The first trailer is light on details, revealing the charming life of Delvey and the reporter looking to expose her. Joining Chlumsky and Garner are Laverne Cox, Alexis Floyd, and Katie Lowes.

Inventing Anna will be the second production produced as part of the creative pact between Netflix and Rhimes, who broke streaming records with the smash success of Bridgerton, which will begin its second season in 2022 and was already renewed for a third and fourth season.

RELATED: Shonda Rhimes' 'Inventing Anna' Gets February Release Window on Netflix

In addition to running the series and being an executive producer, Rhimes will also serve as a writer, along with Matt Bryne, Jess Brownell, Abby Ajayi, and Nick Nardini, with David Frankel, Tom Verica, Daisy Von Scherler Mayer, Ellen Kuras, and Nzingha Stewart will serve as directors. This will be the first time Rhimes has written for one of her series since Scandal.

The series is inspired by a New York Magazine article that details the elaborate con of Anna Delvey, a party girl who infiltrated New York’s social scene and lived a life of luxury on the dime of the socialites she stole money from. The article, “How an Aspiring “It” Girl Tricked New York’s Party People -- and its Banks,” was written by Jessica Pressler, who will also serve as a producer on the series.

Inventing Anna will premiere on Netflix on February 11. Check out the trailer for Inventing Anna below.

Julia Garner Cons Us as Anna Delvey in 'Inventing Anna' Images for Shonda Rhimes Netflix Series

Who is Anna Delvey?

Related Topics
About The Author
image
Kareem Gantt (17 Articles Published)

Kareem Gantt has been covering all forms of entertainment for the past 10 years. His work has been seen in numerous online publications such as FanSided, AXS, and ScreenRant.

More From Kareem Gantt

You May Like Also

  • Shonda Rhimes' 'Inventing Anna' Gets February Release Window on Netflix
  • Julia Garner Cons Us as Anna Delvey in 'Inventing Anna' Images for Shonda Rhimes Netflix Series Who is Anna Delvey? Read Next
  • 'The Book of Boba Fett' Explores the Power Struggle Left by Jabba's Death, Says Jon Favreau
  • 'Supernatural': The Biggest Unresolved Plotlines the Show Just Kinda Forgot
  • 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife' Star Mckenna Grace Explains How She Accomplished So Much at Just 15 Years Old
  • 'MacGruber' Is Back (and in Jail) in First Trailer, Images for Peacock TV Series
  • Jamie Dornan Says He Met With Kevin Feige About Playing a Superhero
  • Avatars Aang and Korra Will Be Together at Last in Collector's Edition Blu-ray Coming Next Month
  • Eddie Redmayne Regrets Accepting His Role In 'The Danish Girl'
  • Jeremy Renner Reveals 'The Avengers' Still Assemble... in a Group Chat
  • 'The Sinner' Ending With Season 4 on USA
  • Disney, WarnerMedia Divide Fox Movie Streaming Rights Through 2022
  • Jason Sudeikis Stars as an Intense Swimming Coach in Foo Fighters Video for “Love Dies Young”
  • 'BMF' Is Getting Its Own Making of Docuseries Executive Produced by 50 Cent
  • 'Spider-Man No Way Home' Trailer: Everything to Know About Green Goblin
  • 'SNL': Watch Baby Yoda Return to Talk About Thanksgiving Parade and His Romantic Life
  • Disney Greenlights ‘Hailey’s On It!’ Animated Series Starring Auli’i Cravalho and Manny Jacinto
  • Ridley Scott Reveals a Live-Action 'Blade Runner' TV Series Is in the Works
  • Martin Scorsese's 'The Color of Money' Is the First (and Still Best) Legacy Sequel
  • Red (Taylor's Version): What Movie to Watch With Every Song
  • Watch full movie for free, click here daily update 👉 https://justwatch.cc