Bailout Movie

Bailout movie production status is currently Development

May 12, 2011 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Jack Black, Michael Winterbottom, Jess Walter, Ben Cooley, Michael Besman

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

The story of finance journalist Matt Prior and his weeklong quest to save his marriage, his sanity, and his dreams.

Poll: Will you see Bailout?

Who stars in Bailout: Cast List

"Year One" , "King Kong"  

Who's making Bailout: Crew List

A look at the Bailout behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Michael Winterbottom last directed The Trip to Greece and Greed.


Jess Walter


Michael Besman
Jack Black
Ben Cooley


Sony Pictures


Production Companies

Electric Dynamite

Revolution Films

Watch: Bailout Trailers & Videos

No trailer available.

Production: What we know about Bailout?

Key Facts

  1. Based on the novel "The Financial Lives of Poets", written by Jess Walter.

Filming Timeline

  1. May 2011: The film was in Development status.
  2. April 2010: The film was in Announced status.

Bailout Release Date: When is the film coming out?

Bailout is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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