Less than a day after the news MGM had acquired film rights to an upcoming book about the current GameStop stock situation, Deadline
The streaming giant is reportedly in talks with Mark Boal, the Oscar-winning couple of both The injured locker and Zero dark thirtyto write a GameStop movie with All of the guys I’ve loved before Star Noah Centineo in a leading role.
While those involved refused to comment, Deadline writes that the Netflix film aims to paint a bigger picture of how social media has “evened out” the playing field between people with and without institutional power. The online campaign to increase GameStop stock prices and repay short-shelling investors is reportedly likened to the attack by far-right conspiracy theorists and Trump supporters on the U.S. Capitol building last month. This is because both events are largely growing together on the internet, which is certainly a decision.
The other announced GameStop project is based on an as yet unwritten manuscript by Ben Mezrich, whose book about the founding of Facebook in 2009 The random billionaires, previously inspired the David Fincher direct biopic The social network Why we need two of these is above my salary, but I am sure that both of them will navigate this momentous event where all the crap of capitalism was exposed with thoughtful insight and care.