HOT TRAILER: The Gambler

Paramount Pictures has released the first (red band) trailer for their upcoming film The Gambler, a remake of the 1974 drama.

The film stars Mark Wahlberg as Jim Bennett, who is a risk taker. Both an English professor and a high-stakes gambler, Bennett bets it all when he borrows from a gangster (Michael Kenneth Williams) and offers his own life as collateral. Always one step ahead, Bennett pits his creditor against the operator of a gambling ring (Alvin Ing) and leaves his dysfunctional relationship with his wealthy mother (Academy Award-winner Jessica Lange) in his wake. He plays both sides, immersing himself in an illicit, underground world while garnering the attention of Frank (John Goodman), a loan shark with a paternal interest in Bennett’s future. As his relationship with a student (Brie Larson) deepens, Bennett must take the ultimate risk for a second chance…

The film is directed by Rupert Wyatt and will be released in theatres on December 19th.

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