The Heene family falsely told authorities that their 6-year-old son Falcon was trapped in a mylar balloon, flying high above Colorado. Now, the parents of three are in custody for the hoax -- and their story is ripe for a made-for-TV movie in the future.

We've decided to cast the family -- and other important characters -- for the yet-to-be announced film. See who we want to star in the drama.

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The Balloon Boy Saga
The eccentric scientist father Richard Heene would be played by Kyle Chandler.
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