6 major times The Act strayed from the real story / by Jerald Pierce

The Act has drawn a lot of attention for its depiction of a bazaar real story of a mother and her daughter. However, it’s possible that the Hulu series takes liberties which keep the story from being as dark as what happened in real life.

Movies and television shows based on real-life events (like Hulu’s The Act) are always bound to take liberties for the sake of storytelling. Sometimes it works out for the best, others it completely wrecks the source material they’re working from.

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