Netflix dropped the first Invent Anna trailer for Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming limited series, starring two-time Emmy winner Julia Garner as the titular con artist. The drama will be available to stream on February 11, 2022.
The video, which you can watch in the player below, features Anna Delvey as she infiltrates elite New York City society posing as a German heiress at social gatherings and fashion shows. It also features our first look at the characters of Anna Chlumsky and Laverne Cox.
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Inspired by that of Jessica Pressler New York magazine article, titled “How Anna Delvey Deceived New York’s Revelers”, the limited series is created, written and produced by Shonda Rhimes, who is also the showrunner.
“In Invent Anna, a journalist with a lot to prove is investigating the case of Anna Delvey, the legendary German Instagram heiress who stole the heart of New York’s social scene – and also stole their money, ” the synopsis. “But is she Anna New York’s biggest con artist, or is she just the new portrayal of the American dream?” Anna and the reporter form a dark, funny, love-hate bond as Anna awaits trial and our reporter fights against the clock to answer the biggest question in New York City: Who is Anna Delvey?
It stars Anna Chlumsky as Vivian, Julia Garner as Anna Delvey, Arian Moayed as Todd, Katie Lowes as Rachel, Alexis Floyd as Neff, Anders Holm as Jack, Anna Deavere Smith as Maud, Jeff Perry as Lou, Terry Kinney as Barry , and Laverne Cox as Kacy.
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Invent Anna is produced by Betsey Beers, Tom Verica and Dave Frankel, with Pressler as producer. It is also co-written by Matt Byrne, Jess Brownell, Abby Ajayi, Nick Nardini. The directing lineup consists of Frankel, Verica, Ellen Kuras, Daisy Von Scherler Mayer and Nzingha Stewart.