The Act

The Act (2019)

Seeing is deceiving.

  • Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
  • Creator: Nick Antosca, Michelle Dean
  • First Air Date: 2019-03-20
  • Last Air Date: 2019-05-01
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 8
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 53 min.
  • Production Company: UCP
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: Hulu
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A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

  • Keywords: biography, based on a true story, trial, anthology, thriller, tribunal, true crime, munchausen syndrome by proxy
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    The Act Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2019-03-20
    8 Episodes

    The Act Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1La Maison du Bon RĂªve60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Teeth60 min
    Season 1Episode 3Two Wolverines60 min
    Season 1Episode 4Stay Inside60 min
    Season 1Episode 5Plan B60 min
    Season 1Episode 6A Whole New World60 min
    Season 1Episode 7Bonnie & Clyde60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Free60 min
    • Patricia Arquette

      as Dee Dee Blanchard
    • Joey King

      as Gypsy Blanchard
    • AnnaSophia Robb

      as Lacey
    • Chloë Sevigny

      as Mel
    • Calum Worthy

      as Nick Godejohn
    Production Michelle Dean Executive Producer
    Production Nick Antosca Executive Producer
    Camera Zachary Galler Director of Photography
    Production David Kirchner Co-Producer