EXCLUSIVE: Cavalry Media has optioned the rights to Morgan Housel’s not too long ago printed International Bestseller, The Psychology of Money: Timeless classes on wealth, greed, and happiness from Harriman House publishers.
Money—investing, private finance, and enterprise choices—is usually taught as a math-based discipline, the place knowledge and formulation say us precisely what to do. But in the actual world folks do not make monetary choices on a spreadsheet. They make them on the dinner desk, or in a gathering room, the place private historical past, one’s personal distinctive view of the world, ego, delight, advertising and marketing, and odd incentives are scrambled collectively. In 19 brief tales, Housel explores the unusual methods folks take into consideration cash and the psychology driving folks’s choices that usually contradict fundamental monetary fundamentals.
Cavalry Media Co-Founder Dana Brunetti tells Deadline, “You seldom, if ever, learn a enterprise or finance guide and assume it needs to be tailored to display screen. While studying The Psychology of Money, I frequently had scenes of it taking part in in my head because of Morgan’s unbelievable storytelling. It is a monetary Bible that offers an incredible perspective on how one pursues, spends, and thinks about cash, wealth, happiness, and success.”
Housel provides, “I could not be extra excited to work with Dana and Cavalry on bringing The Psychology of Money to the display screen. Money is about greater than numbers — it is a window into how folks take into consideration greed, worry, social standing, and what we would like out of life. People discuss an excessive amount of about what to do together with your cash and never sufficient about what occurs in your head while you attempt to do issues together with your cash. There are so many good tales to inform, and nobody has a greater background than Dana to deliver them to life.“
Executives on the mission for Cavalry Media are Jason Seagraves and Alex Barnes. Keegan Rosenberger is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cavalry Media with Matt DelPiano as Partner and President of Cavalry Management.
Brunetti has had a profitable historical past of turning lower than apparent non-fiction IP into field workplace hits, i.e. Captain Phillips and The Social Network which mixed grossed over $443M on the international field workplace and yielded 14 Oscar Noms, each nabbing Best Picture nominations, with three Oscar wins for the latter. Brunetti additionally produced the Fifty Shades romance franchise based mostly on the E.L. James sequence which minted over $1.3 billion on the WW field workplace.
Housel is a associate at The Collaborative Fund and a former columnist at The Motley Fool and The Wall Street Journal. He is a two-time winner of the Best in Business Award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, winner of the New York Times Sidney Award, and a two-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.