The Act – 1 season [2019-]


Description: Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy’s quest for independence opens up a Pandora’s box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The stranger-than-fiction true-crime series is based on a 2016 BuzzFeed article that detailed the shocking 2015 crime.

Creators: Nick Antosca, Michelle Dean

Stars: Patricia Arquette, Joey King, AnnaSophia Robb

Taglines: Everyone Will Know


  • Joey King shaved her head for the 4th time for this role.
  • Though the real Nicholas Godejohn and Gypsy Rose Blanchard are only two years apart in age, Joey King is 8 years younger than her onscreen co-star Calum Worthy.
  • Joey King and Patricia Arquette both worked together in Medium (2005).
  • Joey King plays Gypsy who spends most of the time in a wheelchair. In Oz The Great And Powerful she played the girl in a wheelchair who Oz “attempts” to heal.

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