Wall Street is not going to like 'The Big Short' movie
Jul 26, 2021, 12:45 IST
(L-R) Actor Finn Wittrock, Author Michael Lewis, Actor Jeremy Strong, Actor Steve Carell, director Adam McKay, actor Ryan Gosling, Chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures Brad Grey, and actor Brad Pitt, and Actor John Magaro
Steve Carell played Frontpoint Partners hedge fund manager Mark Baum, a character based on real-life Steve Eisman.
Ryan Gosling played Deutsche Bank trader Jared Vennett, based on real-life Greg Lippman.
Brad Pitt played ex-banker Ben Rickert, based on real-life Ben Hockett.
Finn Wittrock played Jamie Shipley of Brownfield Capital, a 'garage band hedge fund.' His character is based on real-life Jamie Mai of Cornwall Capital.
John Magaro played Brownfield Capital's Charlie Geller, based on real-life Charlie Ledley of Cornwall Capital.
Byron Mann played CDO fund manager Mr. Chau, based on real-life Wing Chau.
Director Adam McKay with Michael Lewis and Brad Pitt
There were bona fide Wall Streeters at the premiere too. Here is Vincent 'Vinny' Daniel, one of Steve Eisman's traders at Frontpoint Partners.
And here is Dr. Michael Burry, the founder of Scion Capital.