Danny DeVito Goes Crazy For “Eddie”

Actor/director Danny DeVito is set to helm “Crazy Eddie”, a biopic of electronics king Eddie Antar reports Variety.

Peter Steinfeld (“21”) is writing the script about the man behind the successful Crazy Eddie chain in 1971 who wound up serving six years in prison for fraud.

DeVit, Steinfeld, Isaac Chera and Elliott Azrak will produce. The latter two grew up around the corner from the first store Antar and his family opened in Brooklyn.