Paramount Pictures debuted the trailer for The Gambler, an upcoming American crime drama film directed by Rupert Wyatt & written by William Monahan.
Based on the 1974 film of the same name written by James Toback.
The remake, stars Mark Wahlberg, Brie Larson, Michael K. Williams, and Jessica Lange.
“Jim Bennett is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster and offers his own life as collateral.
Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother in his wake.
He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank, a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future.
As his relationship with a student deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…”
The Gambler will be released in limited US theaters on December 19, 2014 and will expand on January 2, 2015.
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