[Lifetime] Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini Release Date | Cast | Trailer

There are many different ways to tell a fascinating tale, but a film based on a true event often provides the most pleasant viewing experience. It’s always nice to be reminded that what you’re seeing on TV actually happened, and it’s even better to read about a compelling story that’s based on real events. If you’re interested in watching documentaries or dramas inspired by real events, Lifetime has an entire section devoted to just that. Lifetime’s new movie Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papin follows a young woman from California who disappeared for three weeks in 2016 and then claimed that she had been taken by kidnappers. After conducting a thorough investigation, the police found out that she had fabricated the narrative in order to cover up a rendezvous with an ex-boyfriend. If you want to know more about the Lifetime thriller and are in the same boat as us, (tvacute.com) here is everything we can tell you.

Where was [Lifetime] Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini Filmed?

In real events, Papini resurfaced three weeks after her disappearance and said that she had been kidnapped by two Hispanic women who had kept her shackled and repeatedly abused her. Even after Sherri was found safe and sound, the state did not give up looking for those responsible for her abduction. As evidence surfaced indicating that Sherri had staged her own kidnapping in order to spend time with her ex-boyfriend, Sherri’s entire world came crumbling down around her like a house of cards. After being caught, Sherri was finally given a prison sentence that lasted for eighteen months.

Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini Release Date

On Saturday, January 28, at 8/7c on Lifetime, the true story movie of “Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini” will air. the movie was directed by Marta Borowski who is a Canadian filmmaker who moved to Toronto shortly after the fall of communism from Warsaw, Poland. Marta’s early thoughts and dreams were influenced by her lowly upbringing. Her background, combined with a love of travel and photography, has given her the opportunity to see the world from a different angle, which has had a big impact on her writing and filmmaking. She is known for Alphas (2011),   Hannibal (NBC), and Star Trek: Discovery (2017).

What channel is Lifetime on?

You can use the channel finders to see which channel Lifetime is on: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verseComcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV, and Dish Network are among the television providers.

According to Lifetime, the following is the official plot summary of the movie:

”After Sherri Papini went for a run and didn’t come home in 2016, the heat was on to find the mother of two. The Northern California missing-person case quickly became a national story–true crime aficionados couldn’t talk about anything but the “supermom”, especially after she returned and her story about being abducted wasn’t adding up.” The synopsis further reads: ”Sherri was found 22 days after her disappearance on the side of the highway–her face bruised, hair haphazardly cut, and with a chain around her waist and wrists. She claimed to have been taken by two Hispanic women and that she was chained to a bed, forced to pee in a litter box, and branded after she tried to escape.”

Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini Cast

Jaime King as Sherri Papini
Matt Hamilton as Keith
Josh Collins as Chris
Christina Sicoli as Laura
William Carson as Cameron

Hoax: The Kidnapping of Sherri Papini Trailer

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Olivia Wilson is the senior news writer for TV Acute. She spends too much money on collectables and is enamored with movies, comics, and television series. She loves binge-watching and can spend hours talking about movies and TV shows. She can immerse herself into a good story no matter the genre or form and only come out from it when she's had her fill. When she's not writing, she's probably cooking or exploring new places. You can follow her daily exploits on Twitter and Facebook.

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