A new Hulu series will talk about bitcoin with the protagonist of Emily in Paris in a new role
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Far from the glamor and Parisian atmosphere of the last Netflix series that saw her as the protagonist, Lily Collins will be Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan in the miniseries Razzlekhan: The Infamous Crocodile of Wall Street which recounts the theft of bitcoins worth about 4.5 billion dollars that took place last winter. Ilya “Dutch” Lichtenstein and Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan have been arrested and the series is inspired by the article published in the New York magazine “The Many Lives of Crypto’s Most Notorious Couple”.
Razzlekhan: The Infamous Crocodile of Wall Street: what the series is about
Windfall, the trailer of the film with Lily Collins
The series focuses on Lichtenstein and Morganthe minds behind one of the biggest robberies in history or a pair of down-on-his-luck would-be entrepreneurs who stumbled upon a hard drive containing $3.6 billion in stolen bitcoin from the Finex exchange. The title of the series, Razzlekhan, comes from Morgan’s alter ego as a YouTube rapper. Described as a character study, a love story and a crime thriller Told with humor and honesty, the series will follow Heather and Ilya as they struggle with their relationship, the pressures of taking advantage of stolen cryptocurrencies with no easy way to liquidate them, and their aspirations in the tech/media world of New York. The series will be told through the eyes of the couple, but also hackers, bankers, law enforcement and friends.
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Lichtenstein and Morgan were arrested in February and charged with attempting to launder $4.5 billion in stolen bitcoins, of which $3.6 billion was seized by the authorities. The couple, who face up to 25 years in prison, have been in talks with prosecutors over a plea deal.
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Lily Collins will play Morgan, but will also be a producer on the project with Charlie McDowell directing and Alex Orlovsky. Scoop Wasserstein is the executive producer of New York Magazine/Vox Media Studios. In addition to co-writing and directing Windfall, McDowell also directed The One I Love with Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass. He is represented by CAA, LBI Entertainment, Black Bear Management and Jason Hendler at Hansen Jacobson. Alex Orlovsky was the producer of Memory by Michael Franco with Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard.