Despite the much improved poster, with Paramount Pictures need to leave clear that Mark Wahlberg is the star, this movie looks pretty good. You can check it by taking a look at the first trailer for ‘The Gambler’ expected second work of Rupert Wyatt, the director of the wonderful ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’.
This production of Paramount Pictures is a remake of ‘The Player’ (‘The Gambler’, Karel Reisz, 1974) has written to William Monahan, screenwriter of one of the best remakes that have never been made. ‘Infiltrators’ (‘The Departed’, Martin Scorsese, 2006). John Goodman, Brie Larson, Michael K. Williams and Jessica Lange complete the cast headed by Wahlberg, who lost weight about 30 kilos for this role (to Oscar hunt?).
The history of this thriller centers on a respected professor of literature whose gambling addiction threatens to destroy his life, especially when he gets into trouble with the mafia … ‘The Gambler’ opens in the US on 19 December.