Watch Netflix's Fyre Festival documentary trailer

Back in April 2017, the Fyre Festival saga unfolded when the luxurious competition - which promised yachts, personal islands and a musical line-up that initially boasted Major Lazer, Disclosure, and Kaytranada - was uncovered as a fraud, leaving lots of of attendees stranded with nothing however cheese sandwiches.

From competition founder Billy MacFarland's sketchy historical past with money-scheme concepts to an limitless wave of lawsuits and fraud prices, the story behind seemingly some of the outrageous competition failures of all time was an ideal topic for a brand new documentary sequence, which is about to lastly launch on January 18 on Netflix.

Different from the beforehand introduced docuseries set to launch on Hulu later this 12 months, Netflix's Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened outlines the story of the competition "as advised by the organizers themselves", based on the outline.

The documentary is directed by Chris Smith, who created the Emmy Award nominated Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond.

Find the complete trailer beneath.