Ryan Gosling Brad Pitt, and Christian Bale are reportedly in discussions to star in the drama The Big Short says Variety.
Based on the book by author Michael Lewis, the story explores the build-up of the housing and credit bubble, leading up to the beginning of the financial crisis of 2007–08.
"Anchorman" director Adam McKay will helm and pen the adapted screenplay for the pic.
The goal for McKay is to take the convoluted world of finance and translator into a dark comedy
Pitt and Dede Gardner will produce the film.
The production start date is unknown.