Story of U.S. faculty admissions scandal coming to tv

The story of the biggest faculty admissions rip-off in the USA is making its approach to Hollywood.

Annapurna Tv stated on Tuesday it had optioned the rights to an upcoming e-book and deliberate to show it right into a one-hour restricted sequence.

Some 50 folks, together with former “Determined Housewives” star Felicity Huffman and “Full Home” actress Lori Loughlin, have been accused by prosecutors in Boston of partaking in schemes that concerned dishonest on faculty entrance exams, faking athletic achievements, and paying tens of millions of {dollars} in bribes to get their youngsters into U.S. universities.

Annapurna Tv stated the sequence can be primarily based on “Accepted,” which is being written by Wall Road Journal reporters Melissa Korn and Jen Levitz.

The tv sequence shall be written by D.V. DeVincentis, one of many writers of “American Crime Story: The Individuals Vs O.J. Simpson,” the Emmy award-winning 2016 dramatization of Simpson’s 1995 double homicide trial and acquittal.

No casting or potential launch dates for the sequence have been introduced.