BB Film Plans “King of Oil” Biopic

BB Film Productions has acquired the film rights to Daniel Ammann’s book “The King Of Oil: The Secret Lives Of Marc Rich”.

The biography deals with billionaire commodities trader and Glencore founder Marc Rich – a child Holocaust survivor who changed the world economy with the invention of the spot oil market and became the planet’s wealthiest and most powerful oil and commodities trader.

He was ultimately indicted in the U.S. for tax evasion and illegal oil dealings with Iran during the hostage crises. ch was in Switzerland at the time of the indictment and never returned to the United States – ultimately dying in Switzerland in 2013.

Source: Deadline