If you have seen the trailer for I'm the night And for some reason, is not immediately inspired to look when you see Chris Pine's face, you can change your mind when you hear the wild true story behind the series. Prepare to be just shaken.
I'm the night based in part on the very true story of Fauna Hodel, a woman who decides to find her family when she discovers she was given away as a baby. Fauna's story was first explained in her autobiography, One day she will be dark. Although Fauna is credited as a writer in the miniseries, she unfortunately left in 2017 after losing her fight against breast cancer.
Here's what you should know about the events in reality before you look I'm the night.
Fauna's real story
Fauna Hodel was born on August 1, 1951 in San Francisco. Her mother, Tamar, was 16 years old and in the birth certificate, Fauna's father listed as "nameless Negro". According to the Fauna website, the Hodel family loved Jimmie Lee, a young black woman working at a casino in Nevada. Tamar wanted Fauna to grow up from a black family because she felt she was surrounded by more love.