The film about the economic collapse of 2008 is based on “Moneyball” author Michael Lewis‘ bestseller
Adam McKay is adapting the script for the big screen and will direct.
Paramount had no comment.
Gosling recently wrapped Warner Bros.’ “Nice Guys” and is gearing up to release his directorial debut, “Lost River,” which premiered at Cannes. He is repped by Anonymous Content.
Bale most recently appeared as Moses in Ridley Scott‘s “Exodus: Gods and Kings,” and next has Terrence Malick‘s “Knight of Cups” set for release. He is also voicing Bagheera in Andy Serkis‘ “Jungle Book: Origins.” He is repped by WME.
Variety first reported the news.