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The Big Short’ Production Start Announced at CinemaCon

by Jordan McGuire on April 23, 2015


Paramount Pictures, New Regency and Plan B Entertainment announced the cast for Adam McKay’s The Big Short at CinemaCon. The film will have an incredible cast starting with Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt. Recently Adam McKay announced that Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei will play the female leads. Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell and Marisa Tomei will be back on set together for the first time since Crazy, Stupid, Love. McKay has been prepping The Big Short in New Orleans while producing Daddy’s Home, a new comedy that reteams Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.

The Big Short was penned by McKay from a script by Charles Randolph that was based off the novel The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Michael Lewis and Brad Pitt will also re-team as Brad Pitt starred in Moneyball, a film that was based off of another one of Lewis’ novels.

The Big Short is the astonishing true story of brilliant contrarian investors figuring out a way to “short” the housing market. Thus creating a financial collapse from 2007-2010. Steve Carell will play Steve Eisman, a money manager working for FrontPoint Partners. Ryan Gosling will play Greg Lippmann, a Deutsche Bank trader. Christian Bale will play the founder of Scion Capital, Michael Burry. And Brad Pitt will play Ben Hockett, a partner at Cornwall Capital.

Rounding out the cast for The Big Short is Tracy Letts (Elvis & Nixon), Hamish Linklater (The Newsroom), John Magaro (Unbroken), Byron Mann (The Man With The Iron Fists), Rafe Spall (Prometheus), Jeremy Strong (Selma) and Finn Wittrock (American Horror Story). The film with be produced by Brad Pitt and Dede Gardner (12 Years A Slave) and Jeremy Kleiner (12 Years A Slave) all representing Plan B Entertainment.

Production has been underway in New Orleans. Shooting started in late March and will wrap in late May. If you’re interested in a job working on the set of The Big Short visit our jobScene page here.



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The Longest Ride

From the ink of Nicholas Sparks, the romantic drama unfolds between two complete different time periods. An unlikely couple save an old man’s life and unlock lost love as they traverse back in time. 139 min. Rated PG-13.

Lost River

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TRAILER: Hugh Grant in ‘The Rewrite’

by Michelle Preau on September 2, 2014

From big time writer to small town teacher, Hugh Grant stars in this upcoming rom-com as Keith Michaels, an Oscar-winning screenwriter. Well, at least he used to be. Finding himself in a slump, Keith must take on a teaching job at an East Coast college in order to cover the bills. Marisa Tomei stars as a student who is unimpressed by the lack of commitment Keith puts forward. Allison Janney, JK Simmons and Chris Elliott also star. Marc Lawrence wrote and directed the film.

The Rewrite has no US release date yet, but we’ll keep you posted.hugh-grant-the-rewrite-photo-1-web

Source: The Hollywood Reporter


New ‘Gangster Squad’ trailer released

by Alexandra Fraioli on July 11, 2012

Warner Bros’ newest period mob drama, Gangster Squad, released its second trailer earlier this week.  The film follows the LADP and their seemingly impossible mission of keeping the east coast mafia out of their jurisdiction in the 1940s and 1950s.  This film features New Orleans native Anthony Mackie, as well as a slew of A-listers including Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Sean Penn, and Josh Bronlin.  Gangster Squad will be released in theaters September 7, 2012.


Source:  Deadline