Steven Soderbergh’s Panama Papers Film The Laundromat Set For Netflix

This year has seen Netflix double-down on prestigious original movies, producing the likes of Alfonso Cuaron’s Roma, Paul Greengrass’ 22 July, and the Coen Brothers’ The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs – a move which could see the streaming service in line for Oscars in 2019. Now the media company has locked in for another glossy drama with a star cast and crew – according to Deadline, Netflix will finance and release Steven Soderbergh’s film The Laundromat, which has been gathering steam through the year and searching for a studio. The film will tell the story of the journalists who worked on the Panama Papers story, with a cast including Gary Oldman, Meryl Streep, Antonio Banderas, David Schwimmer, Riley Keough and Will Forte.

The Panama Papers finance scandal in 2016 saw leaked documents reveal the details of offshore tax

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