The true story of a lotto-scamming couple is coming to Paramount Plus and Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening are tapped to lead the film titled Jerry and Marge Go Large.
Cranston will play Jerry Selbee, a retiree who finds a mathematical loophole in the Massachusetts lottery, and with his wife Marge (Bening), he wins $27 million and uses the money to revitalize their Michigan town.
Directing is David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada, Marley and Me) and Brad Copeland (Arrested Development, Wild Hogs) is penning the script. Producing is Gil Netter (The Blind Side, Life of Pi) and Kevin Halloran (Ford v Ferrari) is executive producing.
Cranston is an Emmy and Golden Globe winner and he recently starred in Your Honor and The One and Only Ivan. He’s best known for his roles in Breaking Bad and Malcolm in the Middle. Bening is a four-time Oscar nominee and she most recently was in Hope Gap and The Report. Her next role is in Death On The Nile.