Darrell Britt-Gibson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri) and Jimmi Simpson (Date Night) are also joining the movie about criminal mastermind Ross Ulbricht (Robinson) who unleashed the Darknet and the ‘Jurassic Narc’ (Clarke) bent on bringing down the young kingpin’s billion-dollar empire. Sierra/Affinity is selling international in Cannes. Endeavor Content reps domestic.
Tiller Russell (Operation Odessa) is writing and directing the project, based on the Rolling Stone article Dead End On Silk Road by David Kushner. Producing are Duncan Montgomery and Jack Selby via the High Frequency Entertainment banner, Alex Orlovsky and Elika Portnoy for Mutressa Movies, and David Hyman and Stephen Gans on behalf of Perfect Season Productions.
Peter Flinckenberg (Come Sunday) has boarded as director of photography, along with Richard Sherman (Twilight) as production designer,