They’re Making a Movie about Dennis Rodman and Kim Jong Un

The friendship of a ruthless dictator and an eccentric ex-NBA star sounds like the stuff of a Hollywood movie—and now, fittingly, it will be. According to The Hollywood Reporter, 20th Century Fox has purchased the concept for a film called Diplomats that will be based on Dennis Rodman’s unlikely friendship with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The former NBA champion has made several trips to the reclusive country, famously organizing a basketball game in honor of the ruler’s birthday. Though the movie is a comedy—and will likely not be kind to either of the characters—the situation in North Korea is becoming gravely serious. A new U.N. report details the horrific crimes against humanity routinely committed by the regime …

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