HBO Films’ Too Big To Fail will premiere on Monday, May 23. Based on the book by Andrew Ross Sorkin, the film dissects the massive financial crisis of 2008 and the players involved in it, examining the symbiotic relationship between Wall Street and Washington. William Hurt stars as Treasure Secretary Henry Paulson, with Edward Asner, Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, Topher Grace, Matthew Modine, Cynthia Nixon, Michael O’Keefe, Bill Pullman, Tony Shalhoub and James Woods co-starring. Curtis Hanson directed the film from a script by Peter Gould.
Comedy Central’s Sports Show with Norm Macdonald will premiere on Tuesday, April 12. In the vein of The Daily Show/Colbert Report, it features Macdonald taking on topical and controversial stories from the sports world in front of a live studio audience in Los Angeles. The show will also include field segments by Macdonald and the Sports Show team.
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