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The cinema release of Dumb Money, the movie that chronicles the GameStop shares story from 2021, is being targeted by Britain’s financial watchdog with a campaign that aims to warn people about high-risk investments.
The film, which features Paul Dano, Shailene Woodley, Seth Rogen and Pete Davidson, tells the true story of the investors connected through a Reddit thread that turned GameStop into a surprise hot commodity, impacting the hedge funds that had bet against the failure of the company’s shares, costing them billions of dollars.