Matthew Modine realizes college admissions scandal in new trailer for Netflix documentary Operation Varity Blues (premiere Wednesday, March 17).
The Strange things The actor plays Rick Singer, the man behind the diagram, in the document, who uses an “innovative combination of interviews and narrative recreations of the FBI wiretap conversations between Singer and his clients,” according to the official synopsis. “Operation Varsity Blues offers a rare glimpse into the enigmatic figure behind a plan that exposed the efforts wealthy families would make to gain admission to elite colleges, and angered a nation already grappling with the effects of widespread inequality.
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