Netflix sets release date for Hollywood college admissions scandal documentary
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The Netflix documentary on the 2019 college scandal surrounding millionaire parents, mostly from Hollywood has set its sights on a release date. 'Operation Varsity Blues', the same name that the FBI gave to the biggest crackdown upon educational institutions of America will be releasing on the OTT platform on March 17. The film will take audiences to a world where money can apparently buy education, giving seats of the most honoured institutions to undeserving kids and the impact that has on these students for are in the blind about the scandal.
According to Screenrant, orchestrating the scam was Rick Singer, who faces up to 65 years in prison for doctoring sports credentials and helping his clients' kids cheat on entrance exams. Much of the media frenzy centred on Hollywood clients caught up in the scheme, including Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman and Full House star Lori Loughlin, who served two months in prison and became the face of the controversy. Directed by Chris Smith and produced by Jon Karmen, the feature is created by the same team that brought successful docu-series such as 'Fyre' and 'Tiger King' to the streamer.
Watch the teaser of the film below.
Everything you’ve heard is true. But you haven’t heard everything. Using real conversations recreated from FBI wiretaps the filmmaker behind Fyre brings you Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal pic.twitter.com/kwsqTCSkqq
— NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) February 22, 2021