According to recent reports, Bill Murray, Josh Hutcherson and Linda Cardellini have signed on to star in director John McNaughton’s upcoming crime romance The King of Counterfeit.
The film follows two enterprising counterfeiters taken under the wing of both an exceptional and (exceptionally) crooked lawyer who becomes their mentor. After perfecting the art of producing counterfeit money, the two face big problems when a murderous fellow con is threatened by their particularly good game.
The King of Counterfeit will have a screenplay written by James Sclafani with Mike Medavoy, Robert Greenhut and Murray producing.
There is no word yet on when the film will begin production or an anticipated release date.