Robert Downey Jr. to play conman

Robert Downey Jr. to play conman

The book centers on the FBI agents who infiltrated the world of Kitzer, a Minnesota swindler who masterminded dozens of multimillion-dollar schemes.



By (Reuters)

Published: Wed 24 Jun 2015, 9:46 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:53 PM

Robert Downey Jr.’s production company is developing a movie based on the book Chasing Phil: The Worlds Greatest Con Man, Two Undercover FBI Agents, and Their Amazing Around the World Adventure. Downey will potentially star as conman Phillip Kitzer Jr. The book centers on the FBI agents who infiltrated the world of Kitzer, a Minnesota swindler who masterminded dozens of multimillion-dollar schemes, such as selling worthless securities from bogus offshore enterprises during the 1970s. Reuters


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