Hollywood ready to invest in story of alleged ‘bitcoin bandit’

Feb 23, 2022

Heather Morgan, one-half of the now infamous Bitcoin Bonnie and Clyde. She might want to answer her phones, because Hollywood is calling.

Moving at the warp speed of crypto valuation itself, her outrageous story has, in just two weeks, inspired two documentaries and a scripted TV series.

Forbes Entertainment, in collaboration with Entertainment One, will also produce a doc about Morgan and her husband, Ilya “Dutch” Lichtenstein, 34, based on the publication’s own reporting, as well as a scripted TV series.

The various productions will aim to uncover how she and her husband ended up with at least 95,000 bitcoin allegedly hacked from the Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex in 2016.

That filmic interest in this story is moving as fast as the news cycle