And this is why the corruption in Crook County continues!
Chicago corruption movie had big producer, ‘wonderful script’ — but not enough money
Hollywood heavyweight Adam McKay says no one wanted to bankroll ‘Crook County,’ about the ’80s sting known as ‘Operation Greylord.’
ByEvan F. MooreApr 13, 2021, 5:30am CST
A film called “Crook County,” about a real-life corruption sting in Chicago, wasannouncedwith some fanfare in 2017 but never actually got made. On Monday, its executive producer explained why.
“We weren’t able to get financing for it. We tried and tried,” said Adam McKay, the former Chicagoan who directed “The Big Short” and “Vice.”
“Crook County” was to have detailed a 1980s sting that put Cook County judges and other public officials behind bars. “
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