The new Netflix mini-series “Kaleidoscope” is based on a robbery that could have just happened.
kaleidoscope It follows a group of criminals who attempt a robbery in the middle of a storm. In an interview with Netflix website Tudum, series creator Eric Garcia said the idea of a robbery in the middle of a storm was inspired by a real-life incident in 2012.
Theft during a hurricane
“It’s loosely based on something that could have happened.”It is to explain. “After Hurricane Sandy, $70 billion worth of bonds were underwater in the basement of DTCC, which is a large clearinghouse owned by a number of major banks. In my head I thought, ‘Well, that’s perfect cover for the robbery.!'”.
Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast of the United States in 2012, causing flooding in the underground vault of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. The company declined to disclose the exact amount of damage, but they said it was a very small percentage and most of it could be repaired.
in a kaleidoscope Storm is used as a cover to commit a robbery. Ex-thief Leo Papp assembles a team to pull off an impossible heist during a hurricane. They want to steal $7 billion in secret bonds owned by a criminal empire from an underground vault.
kaleidoscope It can be seen from January 1, 2023 at Netflix.
Theft is only the beginning.
Kaleidoscope — a new anthology series starring Giancarlo Esposito, Paz Vega, Jai Courtney, and Tati Gabrielle — premieres January 1. pic.twitter.com/oJIWdWkXPB
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