David Schwimmer joins Steven Soderbergh’s Panama Papers movie
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.