LATEBLOOM’S OWN, DIKEGA HADNOT, DEVELOPING BANK HEIST STORY, "THE 175", FOR TRADITION PICTURES
Where happy to congratulate our buddy Dikega, who in addition with Spencer Mandel has been tapped by producer Matthew Einstein of Tradition Pictures, to develop a TV series based on the life of notorious bank robber Robert “Casper” Brown.
Variety has learned exclusively...
Dikega Hadnot and Spencer Mandel are attached to write and produce the project, which takes place in Los Angeles in the early 1990s. 19 year-old Brown became the most prolific bank robber in history despite never setting foot inside a bank. He trained members of the Rollin Sixties Crips, some of whom were as young as thirteen, to use tactics like the bank takeover and using school buses as getaway vehicles. When Brown was finally arrested, he was suspected of being involved in 175 bank robberies.
To read the rest of the story check it out at Variety's website: https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/robert-casper-brown-tv-series-tradition-pictures-1202816002/