Hollywood will shoot and release its first movie centered on cryptocurrency this year, industry media report today, June 15.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, ‘Crypto’ will focus on laundering of virtual assets and see star roles from the cast of popular US series including Westworld and Mad Men.
The lead roles will be played by Beau Knapp of Netflix’s Seven Seconds, as well as Alexis Bledel of Gilmore Girls fame.
“Cryptocurrency has captured the attention and imagination of consumers and entrepreneurs all over the world but has never been explored in film in such a nuanced and exciting way,” co-producer Jordan Levine told the publication.
Set in upstate New York, the indie “thriller” will tell the story of how an anti-money laundering agent uncovers a network of fraud and corruption in a small town.