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Adam McKay Is Directing a Movie About the Economic Crisis

Writer/director Adam McKay (Anchorman(s), Step Brothers) has found his next movie. McKay has signed on to develop Michael Lewis's book, The Big Short: Inside The Doomsday Machine, into a movie, which he will direct, THR reports. The nonfiction book, published in 2000, documented the housing and credit bubble. Brad Pitt's company, Plan B, will produce. "Michael Lewis has the amazing ability to take complex formulas and concepts and turn them into page turners," McKay said. "Plan B and I connected over that breathless quality the book has. Very excited to jump into this."

McKay recentled told Empire about being excited to adapt the book:

It’s the best book [...]

ABC Scores Comedy From Moneyball Author

Are you ready for some heart-warming family comedyyyyyyyyyyyyyy? Oh, I guess that's actually a football reference rather than a baseball one…WHATEVER, the point is that ABC is in the process of buying a comedy from Moneyball author Michael Lewis. Entitled Home Game, the series will be based Lewis's book of the same name, which in turn was assembled from a series of Slate essays about adjusting to fatherhood after the birth of his three sons. Sounds like a touchdown to me! Note: I do not know what I'm talking about.