Hollywood is known for making movies on almost anything. Why should Silk Road or the darknet be any different to them? Well, it isn’t and that’s what the Coen Brothers and FOX are going to do; make a movie on Ross Ulbricht and his brainchild, the darknet marketplace — Silk Road.
According to reports, the famed Oscar-winning screenplay writers, Joel and Ethan Coen will be working on the story for Fox Studios’ exclusive thriller movie, Dark Web which was earlier titled Silk Road. The screenplay is expected to follow an extensive two-part coverage of the Silk Road and its downfall on Wired magazine written by Joshuah Bearman, with additional reporting by Joshua Davis and Steven Leckart.
Joel and Ethan Coen are well-established film directors, producers, screenwriters and film editors in the Hollywood. Some of their movies include Fargo, No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Bridge of Spies, Hail Caesar and yet to be released Suburbicon. The story is expected to have Ross William Ulbricht also known as the Dread Pirate Roberts as the main character with the usual twists and treats, all based on the real story of Silk Road.
Silk Road was one of