David Schwimmer joins cast of Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers drama, The Laundromat

David Schwimmer also appears on NBC's sitcom Will & Grace as a new love interest for Debra Messing’s character.

FP Staff October 10, 2018 12:22:33 IST
David Schwimmer joins cast of Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers drama, The Laundromat

Friends star David Schwimmer has boarded the cast of Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers thriller The Laundromat. The 51-year-old actor joins Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas in the project, reported Deadline.

Actor Will Forte and Riley Keough, who recently starred in Netflix's Hold The Dark, are also in talks to join the film's cast.

David Schwimmer joins cast of Steven Soderberghs Panama Papers drama The Laundromat

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The Panama Papers was a set of leaked documents that shared financial information of offshore entities, revealing fraud, tax evasion and attempts to avoid international sanctions by some of the biggest names from across the world.

Streaming giant Netflix has confirmed that it will finance and release the movie, which is based on the book by Jake Bernstein titled Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite.

Scott Z Burns has adapted the film's script and he will also produce the project alongside Michael Sugar, Lawrence Grey, Gregory Jacobs and Soderbergh.

Schwimmer also appears on NBC's sitcom Will & Grace as a new love interest for Debra Messing’s character. He has also starred as Robert Kardashian in the true crime anthology series The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, starring Cuba Gooding Jr in the lead.

(With inputs from Press Trust of India)

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