Amazon Studios, a subsidiary of tech large Amazon, has commissioned a TV collection concerning the scandalous collapse of the FTX trade, Selection reviews.
AGBO, an impartial movie and tv manufacturing firm, shall be chargeable for producing the brand new TV present. The studio is led by Anthony Russo and Joseph Russo, American administrators and producers who’re collectively often called the Russo brothers.
The present’s manufacturing is anticipated to begin in early 2023. It’ll have a complete of eight episodes.
David Weil, an American author, producer and director, shall be chargeable for writing and producing the present’s pilot. Weil, who’s greatest recognized for the Amazon Prime Video tv collection Hunters, will even act because the present’s govt producer. Angela Russo-Otstot (“Cherry,” “Relic”) and Mike Larocca (“The Grey Man”) will even be answerable for the present.
In her assertion, Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, says that she can not consider higher companions to deliver the FTX story to Amazon Prime Video, an on-demand streaming and rental service.
FTX, which was based again in 2019, skilled a meteoric rise, changing into one of many greatest gamers in crypto. Its founder Sam Bankman-Fried had a peak internet price of a whopping $26 billion. Nonetheless, the crypto empire crumbled in lower than every week. Bankman-Fried’s fortune has been worn out, whereas FTX Group has filed for chapter.
The story of FTX’s downfall has been incessantly in comparison with that of biotech rip-off Theranos. Amazon’s subscription streaming service premiered a Theranos docuseries known as “The Dropout” earlier this 12 months, with “Imply Women” star Amanda Seyfried portraying founder Elizabeth Holmes.