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Oscar Winner Kate Winslet to Star in Crypto Movie About Onecoin Ponzi Scheme

Kate Winslet, the Titanic entertainer and an Oscar champ, is set to star in and produce “Counterfeit!” — a film about cryptographic money Ponzi conspire OneCoin.

Cutoff time revealed the news on Friday, saying that the film will be directed by Scott Z. Consumes, who has chipped away at movies, for example, The Report, a political spine chiller, and Contagion, a pandemic film that likewise featured Winslet.

Counterfeit! depends on the imminent book of a similar name by Douglas Thompson and Jen McAdam, a casualty of the OneCoin plan. McAdam will leader produce the film.

Film studio MGM has procured rights for Fake! for maker Jennifer Todd. Her filmography incorporates motion pictures, for example, Alice In Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Across the Universe, and Memento, among others.

The OneCoin plan was dispatched in 2014 and was advanced as a bitcoin rival by organizer Ruja Ignatova. In March 2019, the U.S. Equity Department charged Ignatova and different pioneers behind the plan with wire misrepresentation, protections extortion, and illegal tax avoidance. OneCoin raised an expected $4 billion worldwide before the trick was closed down in 2017. Ignatova vanished at that point and hasn’t been seen since.

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A TV arrangement about OneCoin and Ignatova, in view of the BBC web recording “The Missing Cryptoqueen,” is additionally being developed.

Winslet can next be seen featuring in Francis Lee’s Ammonite which was chosen by Cannes and Telluride and appeared at TIFF this year. The film is being delivered by Neon in Nov 2020. She is at present underway on HBO’s Mare of Easttown. She’s likewise an Executive Producer on the HBO arrangement. She is additionally reteaming with Titanic movie producer James Cameron for 2022’s Avatar 2. Winslet is a seven time Oscar chosen one, having won Best Actress in 2009 for The Reader. Her component credits traversing a few motion pictures including Steve Jobs, the Divergent establishment, The Holiday and Sense and Sensibility have piled on over $4.3 billion at the worldwide film industry.

Todd as of late delivered the Warner Bros. film The Way Back featuring Ben Affleck. She is likewise an Executive Producer of Showtime’s City On A Hill featuring Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge. Todd’s close $3 billion-netting filmography incorporates such motion pictures as Jason Bourne, Alice In Wonderland, Alice Through the Looking Glass, Celeste and Jesse Forever, Across the Universe, Memento and Affleck’s Live by Night.

Consumes is spoken to by UTA. McAdam is spoken to by UTA and Rachel Mills at Rachel Mills Literary. Winslet is spoken to by CAA and United Agents. Todd is spoken to by Michael Gendler of Gendler and Kelly.

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