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An anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories, including a girl trying to escape her overprotective and abusive mother.
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You Couldn't Make Up What Happens on "The Act"

The new Hulu true crime series starring Patricia Arquette and Joey King takes on a twisted story that would be totally unbelievable if it weren’t based on actual events.

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Gypsy is excited to start over with Nick in Wisconsin, but their new life doesn't match the happily-ever-after she imagined, and her anxiety worsens as past transgressions begin to ...


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While Gypsy and Nick are on the run, flashbacks to a much younger Dee Dee reveal how trauma with her own mother set her up for conflict with Gypsy.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Patricia Arquette ...  Dee Dee Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
Joey King ...  Gypsy Rose Blanchard 8 episodes, 2019
Calum Worthy ...  Nick Godejohn 8 episodes, 2019
Chloë Sevigny ...  Mel 6 episodes, 2019
AnnaSophia Robb ...  Lacey 6 episodes, 2019
Ginny Cameron Ginny Cameron ...  Neighbor 3 episodes, 2019
Steve Coulter ...  Dr. Evan Harley 3 episodes, 2019
Brayhia Marshall ...  Inmate 3 episodes, 2019
Bruno Rose ...  Jaden 2 episodes, 2019
BettyLynn Allison ...  Random Neighbor 2 episodes, 2019
William David Billions ...  Trey 2 episodes, 2019
Charles D. Clark ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2019
Ashley Dulaney ...  Journalist 2 episodes, 2019
Patricia French ...  Tina 2 episodes, 2019
Alisa Harris ...  Nurse 2 episodes, 2019
Ella Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Hanna Harrison ...  Child Gypsy / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Poorna Jagannathan ...  Dr. Lakshmi Chandra / ... 2 episodes, 2019
David Michael-Smith ...  Coroner Tunney / ... 2 episodes, 2019
Rasheda Randle ...  Correctional Officer 2 episodes, 2019
Holli Saperstein ...  Cabbie 2 episodes, 2019
Sawyer Schultz ...  Darren 2 episodes, 2019
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An anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories, including a girl trying to escape her overprotective and abusive mother.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Horror

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TV-MA

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Act See more »

Filming Locations:

Effingham County, Georgia, USA See more »

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2.39 : 1
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Joey King and Patricia Arquette both worked together in the Tv show Medium See more »

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Oh, Patty! You've done it again!
22 March 2019 | by amandaglarkinSee all my reviews

This show is absolutely FANTASTIC! I had goosebumps pretty much the entire way through the first episode. It's shot beautifully and the acting is incredible. Joey King is indistinguishable from the real Gypsy, and Patricia Arquette is a revelation! God, I love that woman.

The only thing I don't like about it is that it isn't bingeable! Come on, Hulu! Gives us what we want!!!


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