Anthony and Joe Russo’s AGBO production company is hooked up to provide the present, and the brothers are reportedly contemplating approaching to direct a number of episodes. Variety reports that Amazon has tapped Invasion co-creator Dave Weil to government produce the at the moment unnamed eight episode miniseries that particulars how Bankman-Fried co-founded FTX, and went on to lead the company to a liquidity crisis that finally resulted in his being ousted. While no showrunners or casting bulletins have been made but, Amazon is alleged to be eyeing a variety of actors the Russos labored with throughout their stint directing Marvel’s blockbusters like Avengers: Infinity War.
It’s not clear what the Russo Brothers would possibly carry to a narrative about Sam Bankman-Fried
In the years since Avengers: Endgame’s 2019 launch, the Russos have largely centered on comparatively smaller tasks at AGBO like Netflix’s The Gray Man starring Chris Evans, Apple TV Plus’ Cherry starring Tom Holland, and The Daniels’ Everything Everywhere All at Once. A drama a couple of group of younger individuals driving the crypto practice proper as much as and over the sting of a cliff sounds very very similar to the type of mission that AGBO is perhaps into, however it isn’t instantly clear what the Russos — who’re finest identified for his or her motion and superhero motion pictures — would possibly carry to this story.
In an announcement concerning the sequence, Amazon Studios CEO Jennifer Salke known as Weil and the Russos the best companions “to bring this multifaceted story to our global Prime Video audience,” and the Russos remarked on how the mess at FTX is ripe for dramatization.
“It crosses many sectors—celebrity, politics, academia, tech, criminality, sex, drugs, and the future of modern finance,” the Russos stated. “At the center of it all sits an extremely mysterious figure with complex and potentially dangerous motivations. We want to understand why.”
According to Variety, particular particulars for the present’s story are being sourced from “‘insider reporting’ by a number of journalists,” however Amazon has not disclosed which journalists or newsrooms it’s pulling from. While are at the moment no different particulars concerning the upcoming sequence, Amazon is reportedly aiming to kick off manufacturing a while subsequent spring.