Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Steve Carell, Christian Bale and more star in the first trailer for The Big Short directed by Adam McKay. The star-studded movie spotlights the build-up to the huge financial crisis that hit the world between 2007 and 2010.

The Big Short is based on Michael Lewis' book by the same name, Lewis also wrote wrote Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game and The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game.

The Big Short is set to hit screens in December. Take a look at the first trailer above now.