From the second information broke in March a few bribery scandal involving Hollywood stars and Ivy League faculties, it was solely a matter of time till it ended up getting the great ol’ display screen remedy. Between the identify recognition to the garish sense of upper-crust entitlement to the inanity of gaming the admissions course of, all the things in regards to the state of affairs screamed “Emmy-winning restricted collection” or “Oscar-winning film.”
Whereas the jury’s nonetheless out on the latter, the primary tv collection adaptation of the story is already in its early levels. In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, the forthcoming nonfiction guide, Accepted, has been optioned by Annapurna TV who will start to buy it alongside to any hungry networks. Emmy winner D.V. DeVincentis, who labored on American Crime Story: The Folks v. O.J. Simpson will adapt the guide that chronicles the scandal.
It’s fascinating to contemplate the opportunity of a collection that includes actors taking part in their very own contemporaries, however contemplating the potential authorized time awaiting Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, and different well-off conspirators, it’s a narrative more likely to take a number of extra turns of observe earlier than it’s totally resolved. And admittedly, don’t count on this forthcoming adaptation to be the one one introduced within the months and even years to return.
It’s simply that form of story.