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Desperate Lies: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast, and More

Desperate Lies

Desperate Lies (Original title: Pedaço de Mim) written and directed by Angela Chaves (Os Dias Eram Assim, Éramos Seis, Dark Days) is the story about a woman, soon to become a mother, whose holding on to life with a string of lies, but how long can she really keep the facade up? This upcoming Netflix series is a lot more twisted than one would expect, and we’re here to tell you all about it, so brace yourself!

Liana gets the shock of her life in Desperate Lies, and now she must do whatever it takes to keep herself afloat as she drowns in her own lies. In this article, you will learn everything you need to know about the upcoming series, from the plot to the cast and much more ahead of its release, so make sure you stick around until the end!

What is the Plot of Desperate Lies?

The series follows the life, lies, and struggles of Liana, who first finds out that the love of her life, Tomás, has been cheating on her. In an attempt to get over the tragedy, she finds herself involved with another man. As Liana is caught between the two men, she finds out that is pregnant, with not one, but two children, belonging to different fathers.

As Liana tries to put the pieces of her life together, she finds herself caught in endless lies, whilst also wanting a successful pregnancy. The official trailer of Desperate Lies, a title which stays true to itself, will viewers a glimpse into Liana’s life of lies.

The Cast of Desperate Lies

The intriguing plot of Desperate Lies is accompanied by a stellar cast who are set to bring some of the most intense characters to life. Playing the lead role of Liana is none other than Juliana Paes. This Brazilian actress, who is also a former model, is best known for her work in movies and shows like Just Short of Perfect, A Dangerous Practice, A Dona do Pedaço, and A Força do Querer.

The Cast of Desperate Lies
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Joining Paes in the cast of Desperate Lies are Vladimir Brichta (Bingo: O Rei das Manhãs, Quanto Mais Vida, Melhor!), Felipe Abib (Amigo de Aluguel, The Mayor’s Wife), and Paloma Duarte (Mulheres Apaixonadas, Hilda Furacão), amongst others.

When and Where Can You Watch Desperate Lies?

The official release date of Desperate Lies is less than a month away, which means the countdown for the drama series has now begun. Viewers will be able to stream the upcoming series exclusively on Netflix from July 5, 2024. All episodes will be available on the streaming platform on the same day, making Desperate Lies the perfect binge.

When and Where Can You Watch Desperate Lies?
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Desperate Lies promises to be a mind-bending drama series filled with deceit, dilemma, and of course, desperate lies. If you aren’t convinced just yet, keep a look out for our detailed review of the series, which will help you decide whether you want to stream it or skip it.

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