Rival projects are already in the works from MGM and Netflix.
Jaime Rogozinski, founder of the Reddit r/wallstreetbets investor forum that sparked a recent Wall Street stock frenzy by ragtag traders, has along with Joel Rogozinski sold their life story rights to Brett Ratner and RatPac Entertainment.
RatPac also acquired the rights to Jaime Rogozinski’s recent book, WallStreetBets: How Boomers Made the World Biggest Casino for Millennials. A movie is in the works, with Ratner to produce.
Michael Smith Liss and Ignacio Figueras, who brought the project to RatPac, will executive produce, and Kasia Nabialczyk will oversee production for Ratner as an executive producer. The Wall Street Journal first reported the sale.
The recent retail market chaos around shares in GameStop Corp. and AMC Entertainment Holdings prompted a flurry of interest by Hollywood producers in Rogozinski’s story. Having long moderated the r/wallstreetbets