Chasing Phil

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Status: Development As of July 6, 2015

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

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TBA | Drama True Story

During the 1970s, FBI agents Jim Wedick and Jack Brennan infiltrate the world of Phillip Kitzer Jr, a Minnesota swindler who masterminds dozens of multimillion-dollar schemes, such as selling worthles... more

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Robert Downey Jr.
Susan Downey
David Gambino

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Storyline

During the 1970s, FBI agents Jim Wedick and Jack Brennan infiltrate the world of Phillip Kitzer Jr, a Minnesota swindler who masterminds dozens of multimillion-dollar schemes, such as selling worthless securities from bogus offshore enterprises. His international network of associates is known as The Fraternity.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com

Trivia & Production Notes

  • An adaptation of David Howard's "Chasing Phil: The World’s Greatest Con Man, Two Undercover FBI Agents, and Their Amazing Around the World Adventure."
  • The character of Phil Kitzer will be designed as a potential acting vehicle for Robert Downey Jr.
  • Warner Bros. also acquired the life rights for retired FBI agents Jim Wedick and Jack Brennan.

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