‘Fyre’ director Chris Smith to make documentary about college admissions scandal for Netflix


Chris Smith, the director behind the documentary Fire: The biggest party that ever took placeand executive producer of tiger kingturns to the college admissions scandal for its latest Netflix documentary.

Operation Varsity Blues will be presented on March 17.

The documentary is ‘an examination that goes beyond celebrity-focused headlines and delves into the methods used by Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, to persuade his wealthy clients to deceive an education system already designed to benefit the privileged,” according to the release announcement.

“Using an innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of FBI wiretap conversations between Singer and his clients, Operation Varsity Blues offers rare insight into the enigmatic figure behind a scheme that exposed how far wealthy families went to gain admission to elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality .

stranger things and Full Metal Jacket actor Matthew Modine plays the lead singer in the film.

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