They beat ’em to the punch.
Fyre Fraud, a documentary concerning the of 2017, is now streaming on Hulu. The platform launched the brand new movie right now with none prior announcement, a transfer being characterised as an influence play over its foremost competitor, Netflix. The rival manufacturing, Fyre, is ready to drop on Netflix this Friday. View Hulu’s trailer under.
This play was executed in partnership with Cinemart, Billboard, and Mic. The 96-minute movie options unique interviews with the competition’s creator, Billy McFarland. The 26-year-old “mastermind” is at present serving a 6-year jail sentence after pleading responsible to wire fraud expenses. Directed by Emmy-nominated, Peabody award-winners Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason, Fyre Fraud was created as a “cautionary story for a era.” The manufacturing described their intentions in a press launch.
“Billy McFarland provides us a window into the thoughts of a con artist, the insidious appeal of the fraudster and the way they will seize our imaginations, our funding, and our votes within the age of Trump. Our purpose was to set the stage for an odd journey into the ethical abyss of our digital age, going past the meme to indicate an ecosystem of enablers, pushed by revenue and prepared to look the opposite approach, for their very own achieve.”