Ben Stiller is set to star in a limited series adaptation of the documentary “Three Identical Strangers” and you won’t want to miss it! This true story is an incredible journey of three identical triplets, Bobby Shafran, David Kellman, and Eddy Galland, who were separated at birth and reunited later in life. The series will focus on the brothers’ lives and experiences as adults, with Ben Stiller playing all three of them.
This series is sure to be an emotional rollercoaster, as it follows the brothers’ lives from their chance meeting to the heartbreaking truth of why they were separated in the first place. The story is a reminder of how powerful family bonds can be, and how much of an impact our past experiences can have on our present lives. Ben Stiller is the perfect choice to bring this story to life, as he has the experience and talent to portray three unique characters.
Writer Amy Lippman will also serve as showrunner and executive producer, with Stiller executive producing through Red Hour Films. Sidney Kimmel, John Penotti, Charlie Corwin, and Marcy Ross of SK Global will also executive produce, alongside Piers Vellacott, Dimitri Doganis, and Tim Wardle of RAW and Emmeline Yang Hankins. Mark O’Connor of SK Global, Dan Braun, and Josh Braun of Submarine will serve as co-executive producers.
This series will mark a rare television appearance for Ben Stiller, as his last starring role was in the film “The Meyerowitz Stories” in 2017. He has made cameo appearances in films like “Hubie Halloween” and “Bros” of late, as well as appearing in the 2021 film “Locked Down.” His other notable acting roles include “Zoolander,” “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” the “Night at the Museum” franchise, “Dodgeball,” and “Meet the Parents.” He also won an Emmy in 1993 as part of the writing team for “The Ben Stiller Show.”
The documentary “Three Identical Strangers” debuted at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 and won the special jury prize for documentary storytelling. It was produced by RAW and executive produced by CNN Films and Channel 4. Tim Wardle directed.
This series is sure to be an emotional journey that will leave you with a newfound appreciation for family and the power of love. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to experience this incredible story with Ben Stiller at the helm!