Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini

(Thriller) In 2016, Sherri Papini went for a run and didn’t come home. This Northern California missing-person case quickly became a national story—especially after she returned and her story about being abducted wasn’t adding up.

Key Cast: Jaime King

Distributor: A+E Global Content Sales

Pitch Perfect: “Stories in the true-crime bucket, which take you on a thrilling, emotional journey, have long been part of Lifetime’s DNA, and we make sure to tell them with great care for the real-life people involved. Actress Jaime King does an excellent job bringing the stranger-than-fiction story of Sherri Papini, a California mother of two who made global headlines when she faked her own kidnapping, to life.” —Liz Soriano, SVP, International Programming

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