David Sch­wim­mer joins Steven Soder­bergh’s Panama Pa­pers movie

Hindustan Times (Gurugram) - City - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Ac­tor David Sch­wim­mer, best known for his char­ac­ter Ross Geller in the sit­com F.R.I.E.N.D.S, is on board as the cast mem­ber of di­rec­tor Steven Soder­bergh’s Panama Pa­pers thriller The Laun­dro­mat.

The 51-year-old ac­tor joins ac­tors Meryl Streep, Gary Old­man and An­to­nio Banderas in the project, re­ported Dead­line. Ac­tors Will Forte and Ri­ley Keough are also in talks to join the film’s cast.

The Panama Pa­pers was a set of leaked doc­u­ments that shared fi­nan­cial in­for­ma­tion of off­shore en­ti­ties, re­veal­ing fraud, tax eva­sion and at­tempts to avoid in­ter­na­tional sanc­tions by some of the big­gest names from across the world.

A ma­jor stream­ing plat­form has con­firmed that it will fi­nance and re­lease the movie, which is based on the book, Se­crecy World: In­side the Panama Pa­pers In­ves­ti­ga­tion of Il­licit Money Net­works and the Global Elite, by Jake Bern­stein ti­tled.

Screen­writer Scott Z Burns has adapted the film’s script. He, pro­duc­ers Michael Sugar, Lawrence Grey, and Gre­gory Ja­cobs, along with Soder­bergh will pro­duce the film.

PHOTO: AL­BERTO E. RO­DRIGUEZ/GETTY IM­AGES/AFP

David Sch­wim­mer

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