Apple will make a film about the FTX crisis, now it seems to be official. In addition to the Cupertino giants, there seems to be one too Amazon will do a series about Sam Bankman-Friedwho are also said to count on exceptional showrunners straight out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Amazon Prime Video series on Sam Bankman-Fried and the collapse of FTX, in fact, it will come written by brothers Anthony and Joe Russo, already known as the director of films such as Captain America: Civil War, Avengers Endgame and Avengers Infinity War. Not only that: According to Variety, the series will consist of eight episodes and production is scheduled to begin next spring.
So the one produced by Amazon should be one very different show than Apple’s, which will instead be a real feature film based on an essay by the very famous American writer Michael Lewis, who has closely followed the fall of FTX and Bankman-Fried for the past six months. In any case, the two productions will focus on roughly the same themes.
The latter is likely to be the bankruptcy of the cryptocurrency exchange FTX, one of the largest in the western world, and the rapid collapse of the Bankman Fried fortune, until a few days ago CEO of the company behind FTX. The collapse of FTX happened shortly after Binance withdrew from buying the company, in early October: Binance itself, after breaking off negotiations to buy FTX, also liquidated all its FTT tokens due to “some revelations” occurred during negotiations with Bankman-Fried himself.
Binance, in particular, has found that theThe FTX exchange was “backed” by FTT tokens. generated by the same system that had to support them, and whose rapid price decline quickly brought down the entire FTX framework. It’s not clear, at least for now, how much the TV series produced by the Russo brothers will be “used” in the still uncertain parts of the case, although Variety stated that it will be based on “insider information” in connection with the scandal.