Director Adam McKay takes on more serious subject matter with financial drama ‘The Big Short’

Posted in Film, Previews, Trailers
By Sam Bathe on 23 Sep 2015




The first drama from long-time comedy director Adam McKay (Anchorman, Step Brothers) and based on a true story and the best-selling book by Michael Lewis (Moneyball, The Blind Side), The Big Short follows an all-star cast take a bet against the banks in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling, the foursome look to profit from the bursting of the housing and credit bubble, navigating the dark underbelly of the banking industry for their own personal gain. The Big Short hits theatres December 11th, with eyes eager to see how McKay handles the more serious subject matter, and Gosling that bronze.

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