Whoa! Get a Load of This Cast: Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Ed Asner, Tony Shalhoub, James Woods, William Hurt, Dan Hedaya, Cynthia Nixon, Michael O’Keefe, Ayad Akhtar, Kathy Baker, Billy Crudup and Joey Slotnick

Oct 11, 2010  •  Post A Comment

That’s quite a line-up. Here’s who each of them are playing:

— Paul Giamatti as Ben Bernanke
— Topher Grace as Jim Wilkinson
— Ed Asner as Warren Buffett
— Tony Shalhoub as John Mack
— James Woods as Dick Fuld
— Dan Hedaya as Barney Frank
— Cynthia Nixon as Michele Davis
— Michael O’Keefe as Chris Flowers
— Ayad Akhtar as Neel Kashkari
— Kathy Baker as Wendy Paulson
— Billy Crudup as Timothy Geithner
— Joey Slotnick as Dan Jester

They are all in HBO’s adaptation of New York Times’ writer Andrew Sorkin’s "Too Big to Fail" about the 2008 financial crisis, according to James Hibberd’s at his Live Blog on the site of The Hollywood Reporter.. Peter Gould, a writer on AMC’s "Breaking Bad" wrote the script, which will be directed by Curtis Hanson (‘L.A. Confidential," writer — "The Silent Partner").

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