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Kate Winslet to Star in Cryptocurrency Movie About Onecoin Ponzi Scheme

• by Kevin Helms

Onecoin Movie Starring Kate Winslet

Oscar-winner Kate Winslet will be starring in an upcoming movie about the cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme Onecoin, according to Deadline publication which specializes in entertainment and Hollywood news.

The movie is called "Fake!" and it is based on the book by Jen McAdam and Douglas Thompson which tells the true-life story of McAdam's involvement with the Onecoin Ponzi scheme. McAdam will executive produce the film.

Scott Z. Burns, who wrote Contagion, a movie about a pandemic that Winslet starred in, will write and direct the new film. He is also famed for his 2019 political drama called The Report, which is about idealistic Senate staffer Daniel J. Jones and his investigation into the CIA's post 9/11 Detention and Interrogation Program. He also wrote and produced the Netflix movie The Laundromat about the Panama Papers. Burns will also co-produce Fake! with Jennifer Todd and Winslet for MGM Studios.