Update: Steve Carell Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale Team Up for ‘The Big Short’

Update: Steve Carell is in talks to join the cast of ‘The Big Short’.

According to reports, Steve Carell is in talks to join Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling and Christian Bale in The Big Short, the movie version of Michael Lewis best-seller.

From The Hollywood Reporter:

If a deal makes, Carell will join the trio, who are in various stages of talks, in the true-life drama, which chronicles multiple storylines and juggles various characters against the backdrop of the housing and credit bubbles of the 2000s that led to the 2007-08 global financial crisis.

Steve Carell will play Steve Eisman, a money manager who shorted subprime mortgages for FrontPoint Partners.

The Big Short pick up Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, and Christian Bale for the upcoming feature film.

Three actors you would never typically see in a movie together, Brad Pitt, Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling, are teaming together for an upcoming feature film.

The three actors are currently in talks to star in the upcoming feature film ‘The Big Short’, the movie version of Michael Lewis’ book, ‘The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine’ and centers around the housing and credit bubbles of the 2000s that led to the 2007-08 global financial crisis.

Brad Pitt and his production company Plan B are producing ‘Big Short’, which has a script written by Adam McKay. McKay is expected to direct the drama, although there is no timetable yet.

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Ryan Gosling recently teamed up with Russell Crowe in the Atlanta filmed production, ‘The Nice Guys’. Brad Pitt’s latest production Selma was snubbed during the Golden Globes and the upcoming DGA awards.

This will be Christian Bale’s latest production. Bale was scheduled to star in the Steve Jobs’ biopic but, later quit the movie at the last minute.

We will keep you updated on casting calls, acting auditions, and job opportunities.

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