Actor-director Ben Stiller is all set to helm a big-screen adaptation of Rachel Maddow`s hit podcast `Bag Man.`In accordance with Selection, the movie is being developed at Focus Options.
Along with directing the movie, Stiller may also be co-writing the script with Adam Perlman and Mike Yarvitz. He has been credited with producing the podcast, which debuted within the yr 2018, and for penning a e book on the identical with Maddow.
The forged of the variation has not been introduced but.`Bag Man` relies on some of the brazen political bribery scandals in American Historical past.
It revolves across the 1973 political scandal involving Richard Nixon`s vp Spiro Agnew, who ran a bribery and extortion ring. As per Selection, the unbelievable story asks: Is it doable for an American Vice President to hold out a prison enterprise contained in the White Home and have no person keep in mind?
The e book on the identical – `Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cowl-up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Criminal within the White Home,` was launched in December 2020.
Maddow can be government producing the movie with Nicky Weinstock, Michael Worth, Erin David, and Andrew Singer. Stiller may also be doubling up as a producer with Lorne Michaels, Yarvitz, and Josh McLaughlin.