Jack Black, Winterbottom Get A “Bailout”

Jack Black and filmmaker Michael Winterbottom are set to team on the depression-themed comedy “Bailout” for Ealing Metro International and Prescience says Screen Daily.

Based on Jess Walter’s novel “The Financial Lives Of Poets”, Black plays a man who finds himself unemployed, crippled with debt, convinced his wife is having an affair and two weeks away from losing his home.

Michael Besman, Melissa Parmenter, Black, Ben Cooley and Priyanka Mattoo will produce. Shooting aims to kick off in August.