Inventing Anna Revelation: Netflix Pays Scam Artist Anna Sorokin Big Bucks While Facing Jail Time

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Netflix's Inventing Anna is becoming one of the streaming platform's biggest hits. The intriguing story of Anna Sorokin, a now-convicted scam artist, has captured the attention of Netflix's loyal subscribers. 

Inventing Anna follows the story of Anna Sorokin, who posed as a fake German heiress who infiltrated the New York high society. The nine-episode series Inventing Anna is created by Bridgerton's Shonda Rhimes and highlights Anna Sorokin's insane ways of defrauding New York's elite up to her untimely conviction.

But even behind bars, the fake heiress is still getting paid, and according to reports, Netflix paid Anna Soroking big bucks for her story.

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How Much Did Netflix Pay Anna Sorokin For Inventing Anna?

According to reports, Netflix paid the now jailed scam artist Anna Sorokin (a.k.a. Anna Davey) a hefty fee for her story. Decider revealed that the global streaming platform paid Anna $320,000 for the rights to her unbelievable story. Inventing Anna was then picked up by none other than bonafide hitmaker Shonda Rhimes. It has now become one of the most-watched series on Netflix.

The stranger-than-fiction story of Anna Sorokin is well portrayed in Inventing Anna. Anna entered the New York socialite circle by creating a very ambiguous back story claiming that she had a $60 million trust fund. The wealthy and the gullible danced on her palm, and Anna was able to swindle hundreds of thousands of dollars from her friends. She was then arrested in 2017 for grand larceny charges.

Inventing Anna stars Julia Garner of Ozark and The Americans. In Inventing Anna, Julia adapts a German accent, which is now fast becoming iconic together with her role. IndieWire reveals that the actress worked with a vocal coach for her Inventing Anna role.

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Will There Be An Inventing Anna Season 2?

It is hard to say if there will be an Inventing Anna Season 2. The series is limited, and it follows a real-life story of a one-time event. Stretching out the narrative of Inventing Anna may only give a bad wrap to Netflix and Shonda Rhimes. The possibility of an Inventing Anna Season 2 is still up in the air, although the chances of it happening are very thin.

Stay tuned to Epictream for the latest news and updates about Inventing Anna!