There’s nothing silly concerning the Toronto Movie Pageant response to Dumb Cash.
The viewers at Toronto’s Roy Thompson Corridor laughed loud and clapped louder on the world premiere of I, Tonya and Cruella director Craig Gillespie’s new comedy concerning the 2021 GameStop inventory squeeze.
Paul Dano stars as Keith Gill, the real-life YouTuber who took on billionaire hedge fund managers and received. Alongside Dano, Pete Davidson stars as Keith’s brother and Shailene Woodley as his spouse. Seth Rogen performs Melvin Capital founder Gabe Plotkin, one of many greatest losers within the GameStop squeeze. America Ferrera, Nick Offerman, Anthony Ramos and Sebastian Stan additionally star.
The actors, in fact, couldn’t attend the premiere, because of the strike (Sony, a struck firm, is releasing Dumb Cash within the U.S.). Nevertheless, director Gillespie took the TIFF stage along with his fellow Dumb Cash producers Aaron Ryder from Ryder Photos Firm and Black Bear Photos’ Teddy Schwarzman. Lauren Schuker Blum and Rebecca Angelo, who co-wrote the Dumb Cash screenplay, adapting from the non-fiction ebook The Delinquent Community by Ben Mezrich, had been additionally in attendance however solely of their roles as government producers. Mezrich was within the viewers.
Angelo and Schuker Blum mentioned they “stand in solidarity” with the writers union and their fellow strikers, noting that Dumb Cash was about how “Wall Avenue is rigged…nicely Hollywood is rigged too.”
Sony is planning a restricted launch for Dumb Cash on Sept. 22 earlier than going huge on Sept. 29.
You’ll be able to watch the trailer for Dumb Cash under.