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Source: TNT

How Much of 'I Am the Night' Is Based on Real Events?


Tonight brings the conclusion of the limited series I Am the Night, starring Chris Pine and India Eisley. The riveting drama was inspired by Fauna Hodel's memoir, One Day She'll Darken, about growing up in a Black family thinking she was mixed race, only to learn as a teenager that her family of origin was all white and had a few troubling secrets.

However, it's a little too complicated to say I Am the Night is a true story. Here's what's rooted in fact and what was fabricated for the screen.

Fauna Hodel was a real person and much of her backstory in the show is true.