Fremantle is partnering with AMPLE Entertainment on After the Fyre

Having already started with the main photography, after the fire will accompany McFarland on his reemergence into the outside world after serving four years of his six-year sentence. The film follows the disgraced entrepreneur as he embarks on his next business venture and attempts to repay the $26 million he still owes after scandalously killing investors, partners and attendees at the promised but botched luxury music event that took place in 2017 has cheated.

The original documentary will pick up where Netflix received four Emmy nominations Fire and Hulu’s Emmy-nominated fire cheating Quit in early 2019 as both competed for viewers and global headlines. The film is directed by AMPLE Entertainment co-founders Ari Mark and Phil Lott, who recently found success on HBO with Adam McKay The invisible pilot.

Harry Gamsu, Vice President Acquisitions at Fremantle said: “After a considerable period in solitary confinement, millennials’ favorite scammer, Billy McFarland, has reemerged, energized and with an even bolder plan than the last to clear his name and pay off his debtors. This is the sequel to the documentary that audiences have been clamoring for, and we’re thrilled to have teamed up with Ample to make this a reality.”

Ari Mark, co-founder of AMPLE Entertainment commented, “As we continue to aggressively cultivate our film library, we are generating IP-driven, watchable content that will resonate with viewers. after the fire is the perfect example of an in-house AMPLE production that is both high-quality and broad.”

It’s been a busy year for AMPLE Entertainment, which has recently been producing The invisible pilot (HBO) with Adam McKay as well Queen of Versailles reigns again (Discovery+). The company develops and produces a number of top-notch films and series, including the upcoming natural history film Kangaroo Valley (Netflix), recurring series Heartland Murder (Discovery+) and several unannounced series featuring Roku, Discovery+, History and more.

after the fire is the latest premium documentary to be announced by Fremantle as the global producer continues to build its name in the genre with a slew of high-end programmes. Recently announced titles include Planetary sex with Cara Delevingne (Naked), Mrs America (Fremantle, Anonymous Content, Spinning Nancy) and kingdom of dreams (Inappropriate).


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