Deadline reports that Jason Bateman is being sought to both star in and direct "Ipo Man".
The project is an adaptation of Joshua Davis,' Wired magazine article about Mike Merrill who offered himself on the stock market. Problems
arose when shareholders demanded control over life decisions like
whether to have a vasectomy or even whether he should move in with his
longtime girlfriend. Majority shareholders began to exert input in his
future attempts at a romantic merger.
"Transparent" scribes Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster are penning the adapted script
Batman and Jim Garavente will produce the film.