An eight-episode series based upon the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried and his FTX crypto exchange is apparently in the works at Amazon Prime Video.
According to Range, the online retail giant’s streaming service has actually tapped Joe and Anthony Russo’s production business, AGBO, to develop the series about FTX’s implosion.
The bros are best understood for directing 4 movies in the Marvel franchise and might apparently likewise direct the series. David Weil, the developer of Amazon’s Hunters series, is set to compose the pilot episode.
According to the report, the series will be based upon the reporting of reporters who covered the concern. The cast is still unidentified.
The Russo bros inform Range that the FTX scandal is “among the most brazen scams ever dedicated.”
“It crosses lots of sectors– celeb, politics, academic community, tech, criminality, sex, drugs, and the future of contemporary financing. At the center of all of it sits an incredibly mystical figure with complex and possibly harmful inspirations. We wish to comprehend why.”
Bankman-Fried is implicated of mishandling billions of dollars of consumer funds by lending them out to Alameda Research study, a trading company he likewise established. United States federal firms are examining the scandal. Turkey is likewise examining FTX and Bankman-Fried for possible scams criminal offenses.
Amazon strategies to put the program into production in the very first half of 2023.
There are installing jobs in the works about the FTX scandal, consisting of a documentary by Oscar-nominated director David Darg. Renowned non-fiction author Michael Lewis, who invested 6 months embedded with Bankman-Fried, apparently prepares to compose a book about him.
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