Daily Archives: March 24, 2015

Flash Boys Draft Picks – #TheSorkinChallenge

In my article for FictionDiversity, I wrote that a movie adaptation of Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt would be like “Jerry Maguire meets Erin Brockovich” But after re-reading the character breakdown from my October 2014 article, I’ve come to realize that Flash Boys, with its ragtag crew of unlikely Wall Street disruptors, is more akin to Jerry Maguire meets Ocean’s Eleven.

Because the Hollywood establishment lacks imagination when it comes to casting, this is my attempt at assisting where they fall short. Just like Evan at CultureWarReporters, I’m not too knowledgeable about actors myself. But unlike Aaron Sorkin, I don’t shy away from “research intensive” work. Here’s my list of who I think should be cast in the Flash Boys movie…