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Two movies on the GameStop stock squeeze are already in the works, from Netflix and MGM

The Reddit-led squeeze on GameStop's stock prices has had Wall Street sweating for about a week, and there's already a film on the situation in development. Multiple films, in fact. Reports suggest that both Netflix and MGM are developing movies based on the short squeeze. Whether either of these movies will come out before we either forget about the GameStop talk or begin to endure a total financial apocalypse remains to be seen. MGM has picked up the rights to a book proposal called The Antisocial Network from author Ben Mezrich, as Deadline reports. Mezrich also authored The Accidental Billionaires, which was adapted into The Social Network. Michael DeLuca produced The Social Network, and is now chairman of MGM's motion pictures group - Deadline says the new film is "a priority" for DeLuca. Netflix is separately developing an original film on the GameStop stocks, as Deadline later reported. The movie will put Noah Centineo in "a major role", and the studio is in talks with Mark Boal, writer of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty, is in negotiations to provide the screenplay. Read the rest of the story... RELATED LINKS: The best idle games and clicker games on PC


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