Watch Netflix's Fyre Festival documentary trailer

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

From pageant founder Billy MacFarland's sketchy historical past with money-scheme concepts to an countless wave of lawsuits and fraud fees, the story behind seemingly one of the outrageous pageant 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 yr, Netflix's Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened outlines the story of the pageant "as instructed 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.