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'A Friend of the Family': Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, and Colin Hanks to Lead Peacock True Crime Series

True crime fans will soon have another series to add to their watch list. Peacock has announced a new true crime limited series titled A Friend of the Family. The series is based on the true story of Jan Broberg. Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by family friend Robert Berchtold. The family was left unprepared for the tactics Berchtold used to exploit their vulnerabilities, drive them apart, and turn their daughter against them.
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Peacock Orders True Crime Series ‘Friend of the Family’ With Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Lio Tipton

Click here to read the full article. Peacock has given a straight-to-series order to the true crime series “A Friend of the Family,” which tells the story of the multiple kidnappings of Jan Broberg. Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, and Lio Tipton will all star in the series, which hails from “The Act” co-creator Nick Antosca. The show was originally announced as being in development back in May 2020. “A Friend of the Family” is based on the true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family...
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Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks & Lio Tipton To Star In Jan Broberg True-Crime Limited Series From Nick Antosca At Peacock

Peacock has given a straight-to-series order to A Friend of the Family, a true-crime limited drama about the Jan Broberg kidnapping case, from Nick Antosca (The Act, Channel Zero) and UCP, with Oscar winner Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks and Lio Tipton attached to star. Eliza Hittman (Never Rarely Sometimes Always) is set to direct and executive produce multiple episodes, including the pilot. UCP won the rights to the stranger-than-fiction story in a competitive situation, and the project has been in development at UCP since 2020. Antosca will write and serve as showrunner and executive produce via his Eat the Cat...
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Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks and Lio Tipton to star in Peacock true-crime limited drama A Friend of the Family

The Act co-creator Nick Antosca is writing and serving as showrunner on the drama series based on the harrowing story of the Broberg family, whose daughter was kidnapped multiple times. Paquin stars as Mary Ann Broberg, a mother of three who realized too late that she missed warning signs and became close to her charismatic neighbor, Robert Berchtold, and trusted him around her oldest daughter, Jan. Lacy plays Robert, who plots the abduction of Jan. Hanks will portray Bob Broberg, Mary Ann's husband. Tipton plays Robert's wife Gail.
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Jake Lacy and Maika Monroe Cast in Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Significant Other’

Paramount Players' new sci-fi thriller, Significant Other, has cast its two stars with Jake Lacy and Maika Monroe. Paramount Players recently won rights to the project in a bidding war, with Dan Berk and Robert Olsen serving as writers and directors on the project. The duo previously directed the thrillers Body and Villains, the latter of which also featured Monroe.
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‘White Lotus’ Star Jake Lacy And Maika Monroe To Star in Paramount Players’ ‘Significant Other’

EXCLUSIVE: Following a heated bidding war, Paramount Players has landed the package Significant Other with Maika Monroe and Jack Lacy on board to star. Dan Berk and Robert Olsen will direct and also penned the script. Dan Kagan is producing. The logline is under wraps, but the project is described as a sci-fi thriller. The film will debut exclusively on Paramount+. Sources say studio execs were very excited about the script when it was first brought to them and are looking to fast-track it into production. Lacy most recently starred in HBO’s hit limited series The White Lotus. Created, written and directed by Mike...
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The TVLine Performers of the Week: Jake Lacy and Alexandra Daddario

THE PERFORMERS | Jake Lacy and Alexandra Daddario THE SHOW | HBO’s The White Lotus THE EPISODE | “Departures” (August 15, 2021) THE PERFORMANCES | Choosing a favorite performance from The White Lotus is like choosing a favorite food from the luxury hotel’s breakfast buffet: There are just too many delectable choices. But in the HBO comedy’s Season 1 finale on Sunday, Lacy and Daddario truly stood out, as newlyweds Shane and Rachel’s rapidly crumbling marriage exposed the deep fears and resentments within both of them. It almost hurt to watch Daddario in the final episode, Rachel was such a catatonic mess after...
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‘The White Lotus’ Star Jake Lacy Would Love to Return for Season 2

Writer/director Mike White introduces audiences to a familiar type of villain in his social satire White Lotus. Actor Jake Lacy, who starred as one of the most obnoxious and painfully prominent characters in the series, said that he would love to do it again. If you haven’t seen White Lotus...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know about Jake Lacy

Since starting his professional acting career more than a decade ago, Jake Lacy has become well known for being one of the most popular on-screen nice guys in the business. However, just because that’s what he’s known for doesn’t mean that’s all he can do. He has also shown the world just how versatile his skills are and he hopes to continue to do that in the years to come. Most people will remember him best for his roles in shows like Better With You, Girls, and I’m Up Here Dying. Most recently, he has been in the HBO Max series, The White Lotus. Continue reading to learn 10 things you didn’t know about Jake Lacy.
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Jake Lacy faces suite frustration in ‘The White Lotus’

Like “Grand Hotel” and “Weekend at the Waldorf,” “The White Lotus” (Sunday on HBO Max) surveys a cross-section of travelers and their staffers in a luxury Hawaiian resort. Here seeking refuge, rest and restoration at the White Lotus — actually, a Four Seasons that was conveniently empty during the pandemic...
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Rachel Pegram, Jake Lacy, Krysta Rodriguez, Ally Maki, & Caleb Hearing In TBS’ Upcoming Rom-Com ‘Space’

TBS announced today that it has cast Rachel Pegram (Love Life, The Week Of, staff writer for Kenan), Jake Lacy (Being The Ricardos, The White Lotus, High Fidelity), Krysta Rodriguez (Halston, Daybreak, Smash), Ally Maki (Wrecked, Hacks, Toy Story 4), and Caleb Hearon (Fargo, Work in Progress, staff writer for Human Resources) to star in its new scripted romantic-comedy pilot, Space. Additionally, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul who previously directed Miracle Workers: Dark Ages, Huge in France and The D Train have been tapped to direct and executive produce. Written and executive produced by Hilary Winston (Happy Endings, Community) and executive produced by Nick Stoller of Stoller Global Solutions, Space begins shooting in Portland in June.
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Jake Lacy, Ally Maki, And Krysta Rodriguez To Star In TBS’ New Rom-Com Pilot SPACE

TBS has announced they’ve cast Jake Lacy (“Being The Ricardos,” “The White Lotus,” “High Fidelity”), Krysta Rodriguez (“Halston,” “Daybreak,” “Smash”), Ally Maki (“Wrecked,” “Hacks,” “Toy Story 4”), Caleb Hearon (“Fargo,” “Work in Progress,” staff writer for “Human Resources”) and Rachel Pegram (“Love Life,” “The Week Of,” staff writer for “Kenan”) to star in its new scripted romantic-comedy pilot, “Space”. Additionally, Andrew Mogel and Jarrad Paul who previously directed “Miracle Workers: Dark Ages,” “Huge in France” and “The D Train” have been tapped to direct and executive produce. Written and executive produced by Hilary Winston (“Happy Endings,” “Community”) and executive produced by Nick Stoller of Stoller Global Solutions, “Space” begins shooting in Portland in June.
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Jake Lacy and Krysta Rodriguez to Lead TBS Rom-Com Pilot ‘Space’

Jake Lacy (High Fidelity) and Krysta Rodriguez (Halston) are set to star in TBS’s new body-hopping, romantic-comedy pilot, Space. Written and executive produced by Hilary Winston (Community), the pilot focuses on Rob (Lacy) and Marin (Rodriguez), a long-term couple on the verge of a break-up who are granted the ultimate space to figure out their future when they suddenly begin jumping into the bodies of other couples. The show is described as a hilarious and romantic twist on Quantum Leap.
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