LOS ANGELES (CBS) – Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are hoping for a Monopoly-sized payday at the box office with a new true crime story about a popular McDonald’s giveaway.

The Daily Beast recently published an article on an ex-police officer who rigged the McDonald’s monopoly game. The story begins in Westerly, Rhode Island, with a McDonald’s camera crew and FBI agents meeting someone who claimed to have won the million-dollar prize.

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The ex-officer is accused of stealing more than $24 million from the game.

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Deadline first reported that Affleck is set to direct and Damon will star.

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The bidding war was reportedly intense, with other Hollywood elites like Kevin Hart, Steve Carell and Robert Downey Jr. hoping to get in on the action.