Bitfinex Hack Film to Star Chloë Grace Moretz as ‘Razzlekhan’ 

Chloë Grace Moretz will portray Heather ‘Razzlekhan’ Morgan in the film “Dutch & Razzlekhan,” which will pull back the curtain on the staggering $4 billion Bitfinex heist.

With Lewis Pullman and Ariana DeBose co-starring, the narrative dives into the lives of Morgan and Ilya ‘Dutch’ Lichtenstein. It covers their ascent as would-be rappers and entrepreneurs and their descent into convicted money launderers.

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The film, directed by Jon S. Baird of “Tetris” fame, explores the duo’s involvement in laundering cryptocurrency stolen from the Bitfinex hack in 2016.

This event shook the foundations of the cryptocurrency industry. Ultimately, the couple agreed to plead guilty after being arrested in February 2022, facing a maximum 20-year sentence. Therefore, the severity of the sentence underscores the high stakes in their saga.

With financing and distribution arranged by CAA Media Finance, this upcoming feature promises a deep dive into the complex web woven by Morgan and Lichtenstein. While the storyline benefits from the duo’s bizarre foray into the world of rap, it will also portray their audacious attempts to launder over $4 billion of stolen cryptocurrency

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Fund Movements From Bitfinex Hack. Source: Elliptic

Moretz, known for her roles in “The Peripheral” and the Oscar-nominated “Nimona,” brings gravitas to the role of Morgan. On the other hand, Pullman and DeBose have garnered acclaim for their performances in “Top Gun: Maverick” and “West Side Story,” respectively. With these actors, the film is set to offer a compelling look into the lives of those who straddle the fine line between genius and infamy.

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Moreover, “Dutch & Razzlekhan” joins a trend of successful films that delve into the lives of failed entrepreneurs and financial miscreants. It reflects a growing fascination with the darker corners of ambition and the digital age. 

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