Brad Pitt's Plan B production company has become the latest high-profile bidder to attempt to secure the film rights to last month's dramatic rescue of 33 trapped Chilean miners.
According to the group's lawyer, Pitt's company has made a multimillion dollar offer, adding that some of the rescued miners would be cast in the film.
"Like so many people worldwide, Plan B has been incredibly moved by the story of the Chilean miners and their families," Jon Liebman, Plan B's company rep said. "There have not yet been serious discussions."
The Santiago news outlet El Mercurio reports that the miners are receiving an average of 10 proposals per day. Before they accept any offer, they want to form a holding company so that proceeds can be equally distributed to all the miners.
Pitt's company, founded in 2002 with then wife Jennifer Aniston, has created such films as "Eat, Pray, Love" and "The Departed."