- Amazon has commissioned a miniseries about the fall of FTX from The Avengers Filmmakers.
- It will be based on “internal reporting” by journalists covering FTX and its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried.
- Bankman is described by the Russo Brothers as “a very dark figure with complex and dangerous motives”.
Marvel’s creators The Avengers The franchise has been commissioned by Amazon to produce a mini-series about the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX.
Filming an eight-episode limited series about the downfall and scandals of a defunct exchange and is set to begin its helm soon. Amazon has bought the rights, and is set to stream the series on its own streaming platform, Amazon Prime.
diverse mentioned On November 23 Avengers: Infinity Warp and game over Directors Joe and Anthony Russo, who also directed gray man For Netflix, the mini-series will be produced by their company, ABGO.
The FTX scandal is “one of the most brazen scams ever committed”
As of this writing, very little is known about the show’s final plot, inspiration, time period, or what main characters it will focus on. The Russo Brothers gave Variety their thoughts on Bankman-Fried and their reasons for making a series about the FTX story. What happened on the stock exchange, they said, was “one of the most brazen frauds ever.”
"At the center of it all sits an extremely mysterious figure with complex and potentially dangerous motivations. We want to understand why."
David Weil, whose portfolio spans across Amazon Hunters and Solos and Apple TV+ Invade, will write scripts. Journalists who covered FTX and its founder/former CEO, Sam Bankman-Fried, will be providing additional “inside reporting” of the miniseries.
diverse It also reported that talks have been held with “several Marvel stars” about potential roles on the show. AGBO’s Mike LaRoca, Angela Russo-Outstott, and Scott Nimes, as well as Natalie Lynn Williams, serve as executive producers in addition to the Russians.
Over a week ago, a crypto Twitter company joked about making movies on FTX in context The Big Short And the The Wolf of Wall Street. On November 12, a Twitter user suggested a task force for FTX: the movie. Jonah Hill has been suggested Like Bankman-Fried and Jimmy O. Yang Like Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao.