Ben Stiller heads to Nigeria to “Spread Goodness”

Ben Stiller has signed on to direct forthcoming drama Help Me Spread Goodness.

Based on a script by Mark Friedman, revolves around a Chicago banker who is conned by an internet scammer claiming to be a Nigerian prince.

The screenplay is also thought to discuss the current plight of Nigeria and other African nations.

Production on Goodness will depend on the progress of Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial Of The Chicago 7, which Stiller will helm following the departure of Steven Spielberg.