Inventing Anna hit Netflix early in the year and skyrocketed fake heiress Anna Delvey to fame. Anna Sorokin, better known as Anna Delvey, became a household name after the Shonda Rhimes production started trending on Netflix. Since it was a limited series, fans were not expecting a season 2. However, when Deadline reported that the swindler was working on yet another docuseries, fans were happily surprised when!
Inventing Anna brings to light the tantalizing story of fraud, deception, and betrayal. It is based on Anna, a Soho grifter who pretended to be a fake German Heiress. Promising her acquaintances and friends of great inherited wealth she duped many. The limited Netflix series stars Julia Garner in the titular role, while Anna Chlumsky plays Jessica Pressler. Anna wouldn’t be a sensation today if it wasn’t for the expose Pressler wrote for New York Magazine.
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Anna Delvey teams up with Bunim Murray Productions
The production behind reality shows like Keeping Up With The Kardashians and The Real World is working with Anna on a documentary. The second documentary will follow Anna after her 2019 court hearing. No more information is available regarding this right now.
In 2019, the scammer was put on trial for fraudulent transactions. She was sentenced to four to 12 years of prison. Currently, the 31-year-old is out on parole for her good behavior and she has served four years of her sentence so far.
Bunim’s director of development, Michael Driscoll, disclosed to Deadline: “Anna’s story is very much alive and still unfolding as we speak. We’ve been developing this project with her for months now – and spent countless hours on phone and video calls with her. She is a complicated and fascinating character, and we are looking forward to telling the next chapter of her ever-evolving tale.”
Anna was also a paid consultant on the Shondaland production. For her contribution, she got $320,000. At present, the US immigration authorities are detaining her for overstaying her visa. She is occupied with presenting her case to US officials to avoid deportation.
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