Pitt Tackles The Economy In “The Big Short”

Paramount Pictures and Plan B have picked up film rights to Michael Lewis’ non-fiction tome “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” says Variety.

The story chronicles the recent free fall of the American economy (in particular the crippled housing market), seen through the eyes of a large group of characters.

Brad Pitt is producing. No cast has been added, and no production date has been set.