Ben Stiller is closing in on a deal to star in a restricted sequence adaptation of the documentary Three Similar Strangers, in keeping with a current report from Selection.
The sequence comes from author Amy Lippman (Masters of Intercourse, Celebration of 5) and can concentrate on the true story of the 2018 documentary. The unique documentary — directed by Tim Wardle — tells the story of real-life equivalent triplets Bobby Shafran, David Kellman, and Eddy Galland, all of whom had been adopted by separate households and are available collectively later of their life. Selection notes that each one three roles can be performed by Stiller ought to the sequence transfer ahead.
Alongside writing the sequence, Lippman would additionally function showrunner and govt producer on the sequence, with Stiller additionally serving as govt producer. If the sequence does find yourself taking place, it might mark the primary main appearing position for Stiller since 2017’s The Meyerowitz Tales.
The appearing legend has appeared briefly cameos in movies like Hubie Halloween and Bros however has been working behind the digicam most of the time as of late. Just lately, Stiller govt produced and directed episodes of each the Showtime sequence Escape at Dannemora and the Apple TV+ sequence Severance, two jobs that earned Emmy nominations.