The Favorite Director will lead miniseries about German coup


Oscar nominee for his work as a director on The Favorite, Yorgos Lanthimos will direct and produce a miniseries inspired by the scammer Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter who, in the 1990s, impersonated the traditional Rockefeller family to profit from Wall Street and marry an american socialite.

The production will be based on Mark Seal’s book The Man in the Rockefeller Suit and will be produced by Fox Searchlight. The miniseries will show how Gerhartsreiter, a German con artist turned into Clark Rockefeller, fooling several powerful figures with his schemes.

The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Impostor has no date yet.


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