The two American stars and good friends Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are working together on a film about a former agent who millions of dollars stole from McDonald’s. Affleck is the director of the service, and Damon will play the main role.
The print is based on a true story. In 1987, the U.s. branches of McDonald’s have the Monopoly game. Intention was that the customers parts were assembled which were found in the packaging of the snacks. So they could have 1 million dollar win.
The former agent Jerry Jacobson, manipulating together with a group of accomplices in the game so that they are more than 24 million u.s. dollars (over 20 million) of the fast-food chain, steel. Jacobson worked at the time at a printing company that the supplier was of Simon Marketing, the creator of the Monopoly game. So, he could without problems cheating.
The news site The Daily Beast published the remarkable story and quickly jumps several movie studios. They wanted all the rights of the story of entrepreneurship. Finally won Fox the battle and knew the studio, Affleck and Damon to tie. Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, well known from more ‘Deadpool’, will write script. There is still no release date for the film known.
Affleck and Damon are not only good friends, but also professional click very well between the two. In 1998 they won the Oscar with the film ‘Good Will Hunting’. The two worked together in 2016 as executive producer together on the tv series ‘The Runner’.