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Ben Stiller in talks to star in Alan Ball’s “I an Chippendales”

Ben Stiller in talks to star in Alan Ball’s “I an Chippendales”

Ball poses at the premiere for the 5th season of "True Blood" at the Cinerama Dome in Los AngelesBen Stiller is in talks to star in Alan Ball’s “I Am Chippendales,” the true-life story of how the male dance club became one of the most famous adult entertainment shows in the world.

Focusing on the founding and expansion of the Chippendales nightclub by Paul Snider and Somen “Steve” Banerjee — who eventually pleaded guilty to attempted arson, racketeering and murder for hire and was found dead in his jail cell in 1994. Stiller will play Nick DeNoia, the former choreographer/partner who helped conceive the idea for the dance troupe with Banerjee and attorney Steve Nahin and played a big part in the expansion of the act on a global level.

 

Ball will direct, produce and adapt the script which is based on Rodney Sheldon’s book.

source: variety.com

 

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