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‘Friend of the Family’ Star Jake Lacy on the “Nearly Unbelievable” Story of Jan Broberg, Who Was Kidnapped Twice as a Teen

In Peacock’s A Friend of the Family, Jake Lacy plays Bob “B” Berchtold, a man who befriends a Midwestern Mormon family in the 1970s, only to kidnap their young daughter Jan not just once, but twice. It would be an unbelievable story if it weren’t true: Jan Broberg’s story was previously chronicled in the 2017 […]

‘A Friend of the Family’ Review: Jake Lacy and Anna Paquin in Peacock’s Sensitive but Bloated True Crime Adaptation

The harrowing story of Jan Broberg, already told in the Netflix documentary 'Abducted at Plain Sight,' becomes a nine-hour limited series.

‘The White Lotus’ Stars Murray Bartlett and Jake Lacy Reflect on Those Intimate Scenes: “It Felt Like Shooting a French Farce”

With 20 nominations, HBO’s The White Lotus is the most honored limited or anthology series at this year’s Emmys, with eight of those noms for various members of its ensemble cast. Two standouts of that impressive bunch are Murray Bartlett, who plays the chipper hotel manager Armond as he combusts on a shocking drug-fueled spiral, […]

Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Lio Tipton to Lead True-Crime Drama at Peacock

Peacock is joining the true-crime fray. The NBCUniversal-backed streamer has handed out a straight-to-series order for A Friend of the Family, a scripted drama based on the harrowing story of the Broberg family, whose daughter was kidnapped multiple times. The series hails from Nick Antosca (The Act), who serves as showrunner, writer and exec producer […]

HBO’s ‘The White Lotus’: TV Review

'Enlightened' creator Mike White returns with a six-episode satire about the guests and staff of a Hawaiian resort, featuring Connie Britton, Steve Zahn, Jennifer Coolidge and more.