Pitt, Bale and Gosling to star in ‘The Big Short’

MUMBAI: Bradd Pitt, Chistian Bale and Ryan Gosling have signed the dotted lines for The Big Short, which is being written and directed by Adam McKay. 


The film, which is going to be produced by Brad Pitt's production company, Plan B, will be an adaptation of a bestselling book written by acclaimed journalist, Michael Lewis.


The Big Short will deal with the housing and credit bubble disaster that led to the global financial crisis in 2007. The film is likely to be structured as an ensemble effort featuring several characters who had a role in creating the credit crisis.


The Big Short will also be jointly produced by Paramount Pictures and Plan B.


Bradd Pitt founded Plan B in 2002 along with ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, who left the company in 2006 after the couple split. The leading production company has grown over the years from strength to strength, tackling weighty subjects including 2014’s best picture Oscar 12 Years a Slave, and civil rights drama Selma, which received multiple Golden Globes nominations.

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