INVENTING ANNA NETFLIX. “Inventing Anna” on Netflix is inspired by the true story of Anna Sorokin, also known as Anna Delvey. Sentenced for fraud in 2019, she was released from prison, before being caught up by immigration.
[Mis à jour le 23 février 2022 à 17h24] Inventing Anna is a mini-series posted on Netflix on February 11, 2022. Since then, the series has been one of the most viewed content on the streaming platform in France. Subscribers fell in love with the crazy story of Anna Sorokin, nicknamed Anna Delvey.
It must be said that the production of Shondaland is inspired by a true story. Born in Russia, Anna Delvey posed for several years as a German heiress and was convicted of stealing millions of euros from the New York elite, between 2013 and 2017. She is played in the series by the actress of ozarkJulia Garner.
The real Anna Delvey (whose real name is Anna Sorokin) spent two years in prison before being convicted of fraud, organized crime, and organized crime in April 2019. Sentenced to between 4 and 12 years in prison. prison and to repay $200,000 in restitution, she was released for good behavior in February 2021.
Six weeks after her release, she is arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and could face deportation to the United States. Germany. The one who inspired Inventing Anna is now 30 years old. She is currently in jail at the Orange County Correctional Center in the state of New York. Meanwhile, in January 2022, she tested positive for coronavirus and placed in quarantine, in isolation.
In an article, published by the English-language media Insider on February 2, 2022, Anna Delvey explains that she will not “watch Inventing Anna soon.” She explains in this essay that she “hoped that when” the series was released on Netflix, she “would have advanced in [sa] life”. “I imagined that the series would be in a way a conclusion, the summary and the closure of a long chapter that has come to an end.
Almost four years of work and hours of phone conversations and visits later, the series is based on my story and told from the perspective of a journalist. […] I can’t help but feel like an afterthought.”
Inventing Anna is a series created by Shonda Rhimes, to whom we owe in particular Grey’s Anatomy Where Scandal. This mini-series in 9 episodes, posted on Netflix on February 11, 2022, retraces the true story of Anna Delvey. In 2019, this young Russian woman is found guilty of having scammed many New York personalities by posing as a wealthy German heiress. She is found guilty of having stolen tens of millions of euros.
Inventing Anna is directly inspired by the article “How Anna Delvey tricked New York’s revelers”, which appeared in New York Magazine a few years ago. The famous scammer is played here by actress Julia Garner (Ozark). In the cast, we also find actresses Anna Chlumsky, Katie Lowes and Laverne Cox.
Series Inventing Anna coming very soon streaming on Netflix. The mini-series by Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, How to get away with murder…) is put online on the platform by subscription on Friday, February 11, 2022. It will then be possible to discover the 9 episodes of this fiction adapted from the true story of Anna Delvey.
- Julia GarnerAnna Delvey
- Anna Chlumsky as Vivian
- Katie LowesRachel
- Arian Moayed: Todd
- Alexis Floyd: Neff
- Anders HolmJack
- Jeff PerryLou
- Laverne CoxKacy Duke
- Anne Deavere Smith: Maud
- Jennifer EspositoTalia Mallay
- Terry KinneyBarry
Inventing Anna is a mini-series inspired by the New York Magazine article “How Anna Delvey Tricked New York’s Party People”. It directly tells the true story of Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin. This young Russian woman, born in 1991, pretended to be German when she became interested in fashion.