As if multiple, podcasts and books weren’t enough to tell the tale of last year’s GameStop stock squeeze, a feature film about the saga is in the works. Seth Rogen (), Pete Davidson, Sebastian Stan and Paul Dano will star in Dumb Money, which starts filming this month, according to .
Craig Gillespie (Pam & Tommy, Cruella) will direct the film, which is based on the nonfiction book The Antisocial Network by Ben Mezrich. It will focus on at the heart of the story. If you recall, a group of users banded together on the r/WallStreetBets subreddit to artificially send GameStop stock soaring. Hedge funds and short sellers felt the brunt of the squeeze, with at least one hedge fund as a result. The situation even amid calls for stricter regulation of the stock market.
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