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A new action film shows the theft of billions of dollars in cryptocurrencies

July 8, 2020

Cryptocurrencies play a leading role in A new action film about the attack on a casino With Adam Copeland, Denise Richards and Kelsey Grammer that opens later this week.

According to the trailer, “Money plane” (which will be released on July 10th) is about a former player who is forced to steal a plane he describes as “A bulletproof air casino that no government agency can touch.”. Grammer’s character says the plane is carrying “Up to a trillion dollars in cryptocurrencies and millions of dollars in cash.”

Although the currencies used for the plot are not identified, a screenshot shows that the money plane It has at least $ 241 million in Bitcoin (BTC), $ 128 million in Ethereum (ETH), $ 70 million in Ripple (XRP), $ 13 million in Litecoin (LTC) and an undetermined amount of Iota ( MIOTA).

A new action film shows the theft of billions of dollars in cryptocurrencies
A new action film shows the theft of billions of dollars in cryptocurrencies

Screenshot from the trailer

Screenshot of the trailer “Money Plane”.

Reactions from the crypto community

Reddit user JokeOlantern said that Films like Money Plane could help improve the visibility of digital assets, however, wondered if “only cryptocurrencies are displayed that are associated with dangerous casinos and criminals”.

Others like the Micro56 user had similar concerns the separation between Hollywood and reality: “Media representations like this [son] almost a need to explain new technologies like crypto. I remember the ridiculous film / television scenes with which the internet was shown back then. “

Although cryptocurrencies haven’t reached mass acceptance in 2020, this seems to be the year of the tokens on the big screen. Cointelegraph reported in June that Stampede Ventures would produce a film based on the bestseller Bitcoin Billionaires, the story of Cameron and Tyler Winkelvoss.