According to the Internet publication Deadline, Ivanhoe Pictures, which took part in the production and financing of the acclaimed rom-com "Crazy Rich Asians", acquired the rights to film the non-fiction detective Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World ( “The Billionaire Keith: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World *”). Michelle Yeoh, the star of the aforementioned film, has been confirmed as producer.|
The book, written by Wall Street Journal reporters Tom Wright and Bradley Hope, follows the Malaysian financier Joe Lowe, allegedly the mastermind behind one of the biggest money laundering scams of our time. The authors reveal the secret life of the banking, political and Hollywood elite.
Currently, the investigation is being conducted by representatives of the authorities of Malaysia, Singapore, Luxembourg, Switzerland, as well as the US Department of Justice. The theft, estimated at $ 5 billion, is one of the largest fraud cases in history, and Lowe himself is on the international wanted list.
There are no details about the cast or start date of filming yet.
* - preliminary translation.
The Topic of Article: Malaysian Wall Street Wolf to hit the big screen.