The college admissions scandal shook the global community. The scandal with more than 30 parents indicted in the crime.
The scandal which saw wealthy parents paying large sums of money to secure their children in elite schools. The tactics included creating fake athletics backgrounds, paying for someone else to take the SAT’s and bribing the test administrators to correct answers after the exam.
The parents include, CEO’s, real estate investors, actresses, the co-chair of a global law firm. The children gained admissions to Yale, Georgetown, Stanford Universities, UCLA and USC.
The ringleader of the whole scheme of the case, William “Rick” Singer, 58. He ran an Edge College & Career Network LLC, also known as “The Key”. Singer set up a Key Worldwide Foundation, a fake charity designed to allegedly collect bribe payments.
The TV Series is based on these events. As confirmed by Vareity reports.
Annapurna Television has acquired optioned rights to the upcoming book “Accepted” by Mellissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz. The book will detail the criminal conspiracy to influence undergraduate admissions decisions.
While D.V DeVincentis will adapt the book for television. DeVincetis previous credits include writing multiple episodes of “The People VS OJ Simpson” and features films. The series is set to be an hour long.
Although, no network is attached to the project yet.