Who doesn’t enjoy a good crime caper?
You know the formula: An unlikely team, a daring plan, a brazen heist, and, of course, maple syrup... Wait, what?
Deadline, “Horrible Bosses” director Seth Gordon is teaming up with “How I Met Your Mother” star Jason Segel for a comedic crime movie based on the “Only in Canada” heist of nearly $20-million worth of maple syrup last year. The film, which is being touted as a “comedy with dramatic overtones,” will be written by “Family Guy” writer Chris Sheridan. Do we smell roles for Canadian funny men (and Segel pals) Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel?According to
Known as the "Great Maple Syrup Caper," the real-life Quebec heist saw thieves make off with more than 16,000 45-gallon barrels of the sweet, sticky syrup over a two year period. If you’re wondering why anyone would steal maple syrup, you obviously aren’t in the commodities business. The going rate for the syrup is about $40 per gallon -- or almost $2,000 per barrel. That’s more expensive thanRead More »from Jason Segel to star in movie about infamous Canadian maple syrup heist