[Movies] Ben Stiller In Talks To Star In I Am Chippendales Posted by Joseph Lee on 04.04.2014
Based on a true story...
Variety reports that Ben Stiller is in talks to star in Alan Ball's film I Am Chippendales.
It is based on the real life story of the adult entertainment club. It focuses on the founding and expansion by Paul Snider and Somen "Steve" Banerjee. Banerjee was eventually found dead in his jail cell in 1994 after pleading guilty to attempted arson, racketeering and murder for hire. Stiller will play Nick DeNoia, a former choreographer and partner who came up with the idea with Banerjee and attorney Brian Nahin. He had a big role in the act becoming a worldwide hit.
Ball will direct, produce and write the script based on Rodney Sheldon's book. Permut Presentations and Sentinel Pictures will develop and produce.