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Hollywood is making a movie about cryptocurrency and will addition please make it stop?

Proving you’re years late to the party, Hollywood is about to cash in on cryptocurrency.

The project, called focuses on a a federal agent (played by Beau Knapp) who allotment to his home town in New York to investigate a case of bribery and fraud. Once there, the agent finds himself “enmeshed in a alarming abyss busy by a abstruse art dealer, a crypto-currency enthusiast turned cyber-sleuth, and a base accountant doing the behest of adamant clients,” according to

The project’s producers compared it to and  Which sounds, if we’re being honest, a tad ambitious. Based on the description alone, the film sounds dreadful. Think Sharknado sequel, but one that centers around an cipher cryptocurrency activity called Shark Coin.

And before you ask, that’s a real project, apparently.

may be the better Hollywood activity in the cryptocurrency space, but it’s absolutely not the first. First was the mile-a-minute thriller , a Vietnamese assembly with a 20 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. I also don’t know if twas really a mile-a-minute, but IMDB tells me it is indeed a thriller. So, take that with a grain of salt.

If that’s the bar in the cryptocurrency movie space, I like chances.

If you’re cat-and-mouse for a movie that absolutely has a chance (while also featuring  cryptocurrency), you’re in luck. The Coen brothers are reportedly alive on a activity about Silk Road, the abominable drug exchange that catapulted cryptocurrencies into the mainstream.

Published June 16, 2018 — 01:21 UTC

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