The Big Short certainly has an impressive cast – including Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Melissa Leo, Brad Pitt, Marisa Tomei, Karen Gillan and Selena Gomez – all attracted by a major studio movie that takes on the causes of the financial crisis, and those who saw what was coming when no one else could.
They also all seem to have slightly odd hair, but perhaps financial type people like having hair that looks like it was stuck on their head.
Here’s the synopsis: ‘When four outsiders saw what the big banks, media and government refused to, the global collapse of the economy, they had an idea: The Big Short. Their bold investment leads them into the dark underbelly of modern banking where they must question everyone and everything. Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball), and directed by Adam Mckay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt.’
An Oscar-qualifying Christmas release is planned for the US before in spreads to the rest of the world in early 2016. [Read more…]