The story that’s stranger than fiction is turning into fiction: A scripted TV sequence based mostly on the current faculty admissions scandal that ensnared actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin is within the works, in response to our sister web site Selection.
Annapurna TV is producing the restricted sequence, based mostly on the upcoming ebook chronicling the scandal, Accepted, by Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz. Author D.V. DeVincentis (The Individuals v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story) is about to pen the variation. No community is connected to the undertaking but, although.
To refresh your reminiscence: Huffman and Loughlin had been amongst a lot of dad and mom accused of paying bribes to get their youngsters into elite faculties, which concerned faking take a look at scores and extracurricular actions. Each actresses had been charged in March in reference to the investigation, dubbed “Operation Varsity Blues” by the FBI. Huffman, an Emmy winner for Determined Housewives, pled responsible final month, however Loughlin has entered a not-guilty plea and maintains her innocence. The Full Home alum, although, was fired from her function on Hallmark’s When Calls the Coronary heart after information of the scandal broke.
It’s tempting to suppose that Huffman and Loughlin might play themselves within the scripted sequence — however that’s not real looking, is it? So who ought to play the scandal-ridden stars? Drop your casting concepts in a remark beneath.