The first teaser poster for Paramount Pictures‘ Oscar hopeful The Big Short was released today, showing a very direct metaphor of the U.S. housing market under water. The film details the story of the men who discovered the massive underpinnings that led to the global economic collapse in 2008. The film will debut at AFI Fest as the Closing Night film on November 12, 2015 and hits theaters December 11, 2015.
AN ADAM MCKAY Film
“THE BIG SHORT”
Executive Producers Louise Rosner-Meyer Kevin Messick
Produced By Brad Pitt Dede Gardner Jeremy Kleiner Arnon Milchan
Based Upon the book by Michael Lewis
Screenplay By Charles Randolph and Adam McKay
Directed By Adam McKay
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.