Justin Baldoni will star as the title character in the real-life story of Barry Minkow, joining James Caan, Armand Assante, Mark Hamill and Ving Rhames.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the film is about the bizarre story of a teenage entrepreneur running a successful carpet company, ZZZZ Best, who gets busted for running a Ponzi scheme. After experiencing a religious conversion in prison, Minkow becomes a pastor doing anti-fraud work with the FBI.
The screenplay was written by Jonathan Meyers; Bruce Caulk will direct.
The film is shooting in Los Angeles.