In November 2014, Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin ("Steve Jobs") agreed to adapt the memoir of Molly Bloom, who went from sportswoman to poker princess. Later it became known that the film " Molly's Game " will also be the director's debut for Sorkin , and now he has invited the lead role of Jessica Chastain .|
According to The Wrap , the actress is still in talks, but insiders report that the project has attracted the attention of Chastain .
Since childhood, Molly who has been skiing, having failed to break into the Olympic team, went to Los Angeles. Here, the girl chose the simple profession of a waitress, but thanks to her business acumen, she soon began to make millions organizing underground poker games for the most influential people in the country, and by the age of 21 Bloom was already on the list of North American oligarchs.< / i>
While the start date of filming has not been determined, Chastain has ambitious plans for the future. For example, the actress has already signed up for the dramas Miss Sloane and The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, and is considering an offer from the filmmakers of No Show Jones.
Holliday Grainger (And The Storm Came) is ready to join the cast of " My Cousin Rachel ", which already features Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin. Based on the novel of the same name by Daphne Du Maurier, the film will be directed by Roger Michell (Notting Hill). The director himself is writing the script for the film. Philip ( Claflin ) was raised by his cousin Ambrose . Having gone to Italy for treatment, the latter meets the beautiful Rachel ( Weiss ), who has captivated his heart. A year after the wedding, Ambrose dies, and Philip immediately begins to suspect something was wrong. However, the main character has no idea what impact Rachel will have on himself.
Ben Schnetzer (The Book Thief) starred in The Grizzlies , which was written by Graham Yost (Speed) and Moira Wally (Breaking Bad / Breaking Bad ). The film will be the directorial debut for Canadian producer Miranda de Pence. Schnetzer will play the school teacher Russ Shepard , who, once in a small town in the Arctic, decides to organize a lacrosse league here. His endeavors lead to the fact that the city comes to life, and the lives of local children are radically changing.
The Topic of Article: Casting: Poker Princess and Lacrosse Fan.