Hollywood legend Meryl Streep has been roped in as the lead in The Laundromat, a thriller about the Panama Papers scandal. The film will be directed by Steven Soderbergh. According to reports, veterans Gary Oldman and Antonio Banderas are also in talks to join the cast of the film.

The script by Scott Z Burns is based on the Jake Bernstein book, Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite. Michael Sugar, Lawrence Grey, Gregory Jacobs, Soderbergh and Burns are producing The Laundromat.