74th Primetime Emmy Awards, nominee Jake Lacy introduced the full-length trailer for, Peacock’s upcoming true-crime saga about the Broberg family kidnappings starring the actor as the friendly-yet-dubious neighbor Robert Berchtold.The latest look at the limited series shows how Berchtold charmed and manipulated his way into the Brobergs family before upending their lives multiple times, most notably by kidnapping their daughter, Jan (Hendrix Yancey and Mckenna Grace), twice over several years.
He also created a wedge between Jan’s parents, Mary Ann (Anna Paquin) and Bob (Colin Hanks), who were both enchanted by their neighbor. “No one thinks that their best friend is a monster.
But he has all the hallmarks of a psychopathic personality,” says FBI Agent Peter Walsh, who is portrayed here by Austin Stowell. “He will lie and manipulate to get the only thing that he wants.” The fascinatingly creepy trailer, which also features shots of Lio Tipton as Robert’s wife, Gail, looks to be another showcase for Lacy, who earned rave reviews for his turn as a disgruntled guest at a luxury hotel on HBO’s hit series, . “This story will make you talk, shout, cry — and it will make you angry,” says the real-life Jan Broberg, who serves as a producer on the series alongside her mother.Read more on etonline.com