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College Admissions Scandal Set To Be Turned Into Television Series

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The college admissions scandal is reportedly going to be turned into a television series.

The admissions scandal, known as Operation Varsity Blues, is being turned into a series by the writer who created “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story,” according to a report published Tuesday by Deadline.

Annapurna television bought the rights to an upcoming book “Accepted,” which details the bribery scandal that ended with dozens of wealthy parents being arrested. Actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were among the parents charged in the scandal.

Wall Street Journal reporters Melissa Korn and Jennifer Katz are working on the book with Penguin Random House’s Portfolio. (RELATED: Report: Lori Loughlin Really Thinks She Isn’t Going To Jail For Her Alleged Involvement In The College Admissions Scandal)

DV Devincentis has received awards for his writing on “The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story” and “High Fidelty.”

Huffman is among thirteen parents who pleaded guilty for conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The “Desperate Housewives” star allegedly paid $15,000 to have someone take the SAT for her daughter.

Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded not guilty to charges of wire fraud and money laundering. The couple has been accused of paying $500,000 in bribes to get both of their daughters into the University of Southern California as fake rowing recruits.