Lily Collins to direct Hulu miniseries about crypto couple

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According DeadlineGolden Globe nominee Lily Collins has signed on for the lead role in Hulu’s upcoming limited drama titled Razzlekhan: Wall Street’s infamous crocodile. The miniseries is set to revolve around the crazy true story of a crypto couple who got involved in one of the biggest heists in history.

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Razzlekhan: Wall Street’s infamous crocodile will be based on the New York magazine article titled “The Many Lives of Crypto’s Most Notorious Couple,” written by Kevin T. Dugan and Matt Stieb. The drama centers on Ilya “Dutch” Lichtenstein and Heather “Razzlekhan” Morgan (Collins), who are either heist masterminds or a pair of hapless budding entrepreneurs. The couple somehow stumbles upon a hard drive containing $3.6 billion in Bitcoin stolen from the Finex exchange.

“Described as a love story and crime thriller told with humor and honesty, the series will follow Heather and Ilya as they struggle with their relationship, the pressures of sitting on stolen crypto with no easy way to make it liquid. , and their aspirations in the fishbowl of the New York tech/media world,” the synopsis reads. “The show will be told through the eyes of the couple as well as hackers, bankers, law enforcement officers and friends.”

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The project, which is still in its early stages, will be produced by Collins, Charlie McDowell and Alex Orlovsky, with McDowell as director. It will be produced by Scoop Wasserstein for New York Magazine/Vox Media Studios.

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