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Benedict Cumberbatch in Negotiations For ‘THE MAN IN THE ROCKEFELLER SUIT’

April 13, 2017

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Doctor Strange and Sherlock star is in negotiations to lead FOX Searchlight Pictures upcoming drama adaption, THE MAN IN THE ROCKEFELLER SUIT.

Based on the book by Mark Seal, Cumberbatch would play Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, a real-life imposter who posed as a member of the Rockefeller family, garnering several Wall Street jobs and a marriage along the way. When his con is found out, he risks losing custody of his daughter.

David Bar Katz wrote the script with Donald De Line producing. A search for a director is currently underway.

Cumberbatch will be seen next as Thomas Edison in Weinstein’s The Current War, reprising his role as Doctor Strange in Thor: Ragnarok and currently filming Avengers: Infinity War.

 

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