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Starz Originals
Originals

The Act 

18

9 Episodes

Docu-Drama, Drama2019-2019

Season One follows Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder....

Starring Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloe Sevigny

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Starz Originals
Originals

The Act 

18

9 Episodes

Docu-Drama, Drama2019-2019

Season One follows Gypsy Blanchard (Joey King), a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother, Dee Dee (Patricia Arquette). Her quest for independence opens a Pandora's box of secrets, one that ultimately leads to murder....

Starring Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloe Sevigny

  • Ad-free streaming
  • Discounted quarterly
  • No long term contract

Starting at

CHF 6.90/mo

Cancel Anytime

9 Episodes
SERIES INFO
Doting mother Dee Dee Blanchard and her sweet daughter Gypsy arrive in a new town, where Gypsy feels lonely due to a barrage of medical issues and eager to make friends. But their new neighb...
Dee Dee’s on a high since Gypsy will be given the “Child of the Year Award,” which makes Dee Dee feel like Mother of the Year. But before the event, Gypsy has a dental problem that gets the ...
Dee Dee makes Gypsy dress up for a costume convention, where they each attract charming men who could dangerously complicate their insular relationship. Gypsy is starting to question the lie...
Gypsy’s getting older and Dee Dee is forced to new legal maneuvers to keep control of her “little girl.” But Dee Dee’s limited by her own health problems, and Gypsy goes to greater lengths t...
Gypsy and Nick scheme to meet in person and hope to win Dee Dee’s approval, but when their plan goes disastrously wrong, they’ll be pushed to make an extreme choice in order to be together.
While Gypsy and Nick are on the run, flashbacks to a much younger Dee Dee reveal how trauma with her own mother set her up for conflict with Gypsy.
Gypsy is excited to start over with Nick in Wisconsin, but their new life doesn’t match the happily ever after she imagined and her anxiety worsens as past transgressions begin to catch up with them.
Gypsy fights for her life by defending her actions, while Mel & Lacey realize that behind closed doors things were not always as they seemed.
Based on real events, Gypsy's quest for independence from her over-protective mother opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder.

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