All focus is on The Big Short as actors Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell join director Adam McKay for a feature in The Hollywood Reporter. Discussing the benefits of having a real person to draw inspiration from in his role, Bale shares, “Michael [Burry] came to visit the set a number of times. And he’s a fascinating individual. We just talked for, it was like eight or nine hours straight. I became very fond of him. I love playing real characters because you create a mannerism, and the director might question that, but you’ve got the evidence. You can just call him over and chat with him for a little bit and go, ‘See, right?'” Read more on HollywoodReporter.com.