The Real Deal New York

Brad Pitt to play Michael Fascitelli?

"Liar's Ball" to hit the big screen soon
By Claire Moses | August 07, 2015 04:27PM

From the August issue: It’s not to hard to envision Josh Brolin and Gene Hackman deep in negotiations on one of the most talked about real estate transactions in New York City history. Or a shiny conference room — or smoky backroom even — where Brad Pitt and Dustin Hoffman wrangle over a $1 billion transaction.

With “The Liar’s Ball” — Vicky Ward’s nonfiction bestseller about the redevelopment of the iconic GM Building — being turned into a movie, the real estate world is playing a guessing game about which A-listers will portray New York’s most powerful real estate magnates. [more]