Recently, the crypto world and the international financial markets in general were swept by a wave of turmoil when news broke of the rapid collapse of FTX, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange platforms. Given the colossal amount of customer money lost, the FTX collapse was one of the biggest financial scandals of our time, and it’s no wonder Hollywood is determined to weigh in on the fiasco. The FTX implosion scenario series is being developed at Prime Video in collaboration with Russo Brothers as well as David Weil (Hunters) collaborated on production according to a Variety report.
Weil will provide the script for the show’s pilot episode, which currently consists of eight parts. Joe as well as Anthony Russo will stand behind the cameras to direct the project as directors. In addition, the trio will serve as executive producers. Nothing is yet known about the show’s storyline, but reports say it may be based on insider reports from journalists who have followed the now-defunct company over the years since its founding in 2019. There is no official casting. was made, it’s possible that some familiar Marvel actors who have collaborated with Russo in the past could be cast in key roles.
“We are delighted to be able to continue our excellent working relationship with David, Joe, Anthony and the AGBO team through this exciting series of events,” he said. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios. “I can’t think of a better partner to bring this multifaceted story to our global Prime Video audience.” The as-yet-untitled project will reunite Russo with Vail and also expand their relationship with Prime Video following their recent collaboration on an as-yet-unreleased spy drama. Citadel which is being built with franchise potential.
The FTX saga has dominated the financial headlines as ongoing investigations have already uncovered internal foul play at the company owned by the enigmatic Sam Bankman-Fried also known as SBF, which has now filed for bankruptcy protection. “This is one of the most brazen scams ever committed,” the Russo brothers said in a statement. “It touches on many sectors – celebrities, politics, science, technology, crime, sex, drugs and the future of modern finance. At the center of it all is an extremely enigmatic figure with complex and potentially dangerous motives. We want to understand why.”
The limited series from Russo looks set to be one of the many screen treatments the infamous scandal will receive. Deadline recently revealed that the Apple TV is being traded for the rights to an unreleased book from the author. Michael Lewis where he recorded his findings on the combat SBK. In addition, the successful non-fiction studio XTR is making a documentary FTX with an Oscar-nominated director. David Darg assigned by the director.
The FTX series will be manufactured by Russos AGBO with Mike Larocca, Angela Russo-Ottotas well as Scott Nemes joined the executive producing team along with Natalie Lane Williams. Production of the FTX series is expected to begin next spring. Stay tuned to Collider for project details as they become available. You can watch our interview with The Russo Brothers for gray man at the bottom: