According to The Hollywood Reporter, Annapurna Television has just optioned the rights for a soon-to-be released book about the scandal by Wall Street Journal reporters Melissa Korn and Jennifer Levitz dubbed Accepted. The publication reports that while no network has signed on to air the series yet, Annapurna has secured The People v. O.J. Simpson's D.V. DeVincentis to adapt the book.
The book will focus on the nationwide scam, which centers on college admissions counselor William Rick Singer, who was allegedly paid by the rich and famous to secure spots at elite universities for their children.