March 19, 2021
'The Heist,' documentary about bizarre theft of de Kooning painting, in the works from XTR
"The Heist," the true story of the theft of Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, is in the works from "The Love Bugs" director Allison Otto. Nonfiction studio XTR will back the new documentary in partnership with Roots Productions' Jill Howerton and Josh Kunau, the producers of "The Devil We Know," Museum + Crane's Caryn Capotosto, the producer of "Won't You Be My Neighbor." Mark Monroe, writer of the Academy Award winning films "Icarus" and "The Cove," penned the screenplay.