Netflix and Shondaland have nabbed the rights to the viral story about a woman who conned her way to a life of luxury.
Written by Jessica Pressler, the May 28 New York Magazine article chronicled the rise and fall of Anna Delvey, or Anna Sorokin. The Russian-born 27-year-old posed as a German heiress and scammed her way into expensive hotel stays, international trips and more. She is currently being held without bond on Riker’s Island.
Shonda Rhimes is attached to write the Netflix adaptation.
“Somebody Feed Phil” host Phil Rosenthal dedicated his show Friday to Anthony Bourdain, who died Friday morning in France, after reacting to the chef’s death earlier on Twitter.
“I always considered him a superhero, and a direct inspiration,” the Netflix host tweeted upon awakening to the news. “In his ground breaking shows, he embodied the spirit of travel, adventure, and strove to make the world a true community.”
Rosenthal, who’s also known as executive producer of “Everybody Loves Raymond,” continued in that vein hours later at the ATX TV Festival in Austin, Texas.
The first trailer for the new incarnation of “A Star Is Born” is out, and we want to see the movie.
The film, directed by Bradley Cooper and starring Cooper and Lady Gaga, is the story of a man on the downhill slope of his career when he finds a young, undiscovered singing talent with star potential.
Kate Spade had “personal demons she was battling,” according to her husband and business partner, Andy Spade.
The designer, who took her own life Tuesday at age 55, was seeing a doctor regularly and being treated for depression and anxiety, Andy Spade said in a statement Wednesday obtained by the Associated Press.
“There was no indication and no warning that she would do this,” he said. “It was a complete shock.” She had sounded happy the night before, he said.