Annapurna To Fund Russell’s “Bullsh*t”

Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures is working on a deal to fully fund David O. Russell’s $35-40 million drama “American Bullshit” at Atlas Entertainment says Deadline.

Christian Bale is attached and Bradley Cooper in talks to star in the Eric Singer-scripted drama about the 70’s FBI sting operation ‘Abscam’ which took down several U.S. congressmen.

Charles Roven and Richard Suckle will produce while Sony Pictures is the likely distributor. The aim is to start production in January.