Netflix has announced that Chris Smith, the director behind the popular Fyre: The Biggest Party That Ever Happened film, turns his attention to the college admissions scandal for his latest documentary.
Smith, who also produced King tiger, will lead Operation Varsity Blues, which will be released on March 17. Smith’s Fyre collaborator Jon Karmen is also working on the documentary.
Here’s the logic: “A review that goes beyond celebrity-focused headlines and delves into the methods Rick Singer, the man at the center of the shocking 2019 college admissions scandal, used to persuade his wealthy. customers to deceive an educational system already designed for the benefit of the privileged.
“Using an innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of the FBI wiretap conversations between Singer and his clients, Operation Varsity Blues offers a rare glimpse into the enigmatic figure behind a system that exposed the efforts of wealthy families to gain admission to elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality.
Strange things and Full Metal Jacket actor Matthew Modine plays the singer in the film.