Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman college recording scandal will be the subject of Lifetime TV film
The current academic recordings of activation scandal Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are linked to the small screen this fall.
Rob Sharenow, president of A + E Networks, said Tuesday at a meeting of the Television Critics Association that the film is in the making, with Adam Salky directing, Stephen Tolkin as screenwriter and Gail Katz and Howard Braunstein executive producing, according to The Hollywood Reporter. No casting announcements have been made.
According to a network synopsis, the two-hour TV movie will follow & # 39; two wealthy mothers sharing an obsession to get their teenagers to the best possible university & # 39; when an illegal opportunity occurs.
Coming soon: the ongoing academic action activities on the Lori Loughlin scandal, 54, (L) and Felicity Huffman, 56, are linked to is on its way to the small screen this fall
& # 39; When charismatic college admission consultant Rick Singer offers a side door to the prestigious institutions of their dreams, & # 39; continued the synopsis, & # 39; they willingly take part in visions of coveted letters of acceptance in their heads. & # 39;
& # 39; But when Singer cooperates with the FBI and pleads guilty, the mothers who risked everything for their children must face the consequences of their crimes and the loss of trust and respect of their families. & # 39;
The synopsis does not indicate whether Loughlin, 54 and Huffman, 56, are the main characters. Annapurna TV also has a mini-series about the current story.
Loughlin, best known for playing Becky on Full House, and her designer husband Mossimo Giannulli have not been found guilty of charges of around $ 500,000 for their daughters Isabella Rose (20) and Olivia Jade (19) recruit for the University of Southern California crew team (although neither was involved in the sport).
Point of view: Loughlin & # 39; still feels that she was misled by those who had made the payment for her daughter's acceptance & # 39; to USC, sources near the actress told ET
The long way to go: Huffman is getting ready for jail after making a guilty plea for fraud and fair mail fraud
Huffman, mother of daughters daughters Sofia, 18, and Georgia, 17, with actor William H. Macy, is preparing for prison after making a guilty plea for fraud and fair post-fraud.
In April, the actress admitted that she was paying $ 15,000 so that a proctor would correct wrong answers to SAT & # 39; s from Sofia in an extensive list with Singer. Huffman concluded an agreement with prosecutors in which she will not appeal a sentence of 20 years or less, while prosecutors will recommend a sentence of four to ten months.
& # 39; I am ashamed of the pain I have caused to my daughter, my family, my friends, my colleague & # 39; s and the educational community & # 39 ;, said the nominated Academy Award in a statement after being guilty explained. & # 39; I want to apologize to them, and above all, apologize to the students who work hard every day to go to college, and to their parents who make huge sacrifices to support their children and do it honestly & # 39;
Advance: Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli have pleaded not guilty of the charges against them
Better Times: Huffman and husband William H. Macy were broken in LA earlier this year at the Golden Globe Awards
Insiders told Entertainment tonight last week that Loughlin still feels she was being misled by those who had made the payment for her daughter's acceptance to USC, and that she was told & some friends that her was told that the money went to the school went & # 39 ;.
Huffman's co-stars in the upcoming Netflix movie Otherhood, Patricia Arquette and Angela Bassett, both had kind words about their colleague to the outlet while promoting the streaming movie last week.
& # 39; We all make mistakes in life, & # 39; said Arquette. & # 39; I know that we are in a time when we hold people accountable and there is a big part of that and we have to do that.
& # 39; But the other part that we are humans are not perfect people. I know I don't want to be detained, you know – I'm supposed to be a saint. & # 39;
Bassett praised her co-star for handling & # 39; as an adult woman & # 39; and added: & # 39; It's a brave and a brave thing. & # 39;
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