The Big Short is written and directed by Adam McKay, which is jointly produced by Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Arnon Milchan and Brad Pitt under the banner of Plan B Entertainment and Regency Enterprises and distributed by Paramount Pictures. the film features Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Brad Pitt in the lead roles.
The cinematography is handled by Barry Ackroyd and edited by Hank Corwin. The film is Based on the true story and best-selling book by Michael Lewis (The Blind Side, Moneyball).
The film also features Melissa Leo, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong, Marisa Tomei and Finn Wittrock in the supporting roles. The film is scheduled to be released on 23 December 2015.