“A Friend of the Family” is Peacock‘s fictionalized tackle the story of Jan Broberg’s kidnappings by Robert Berchtold. Most individuals first discovered about this shocking true story in Netflix’s “Abducted in Plain Sight.” Berchtold was a good friend of the Broberg household, and it could ultimately come out that he was having affairs with each of Jan’s dad and mom, Mary Ann and Bob Broberg, which is how he acquired shut sufficient to the household to kidnap Jan twice. Peacock launched the trailer for the sequence on Sept. 12.

In the new sequence, “The White Lotus” star Jake Lacy performs Berchtold. Mckenna Grace performs Jan, and Anna Paquin and Colin Hanks play her dad and mom. The actual Jan serves as a producer on the sequence, and he or she’s been emphatic that her story must be instructed as a result of it isn’t unusual for abusers to get near households. She wrote in a press release launched in August, “We have been a loving, trusting, educated household. We weren’t silly or careless. So how may this occur in our neighborhood, the place we knew everybody, and everybody was a good friend? The reality is that the majority predators should not strangers however individuals we all know — individuals who can construct belief, create particular friendships, and separate members of the family psychologically. “

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She mentioned later in the identical assertion, “This story will make you discuss, shout, cry — and it’ll make you indignant. Good. The workforce of writers, actors, designers, administrators, and producers led by Alex Hedlund, Eliza Hittman, and Nick Antosca have captured the coronary heart of how good individuals will be manipulated and their youngsters victimized. Our story is relatable as a result of so many households have direct expertise with this kind of abuse. I hope that our story will begin conversations — as a result of secrets and techniques dwell in darkness and silence.”

Read on for all the pieces we learn about “A Friend of the Family,” together with the forged, launch date, and trailer.

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