Paramount to Remake ‘The Gambler’ with Wahlberg, Lange and Lawson

Paramount to Remake ‘The Gambler’ with Wahlberg, Lange and Lawson

The poster that is original ‘The Gambler’ starring James Caan and Lauren Hutton; Mark Wahlberg will be playing this role in the remake.

Modern audiences often capture the classics of literature via their film versions; take Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Miserables’ or Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’. Mention Fyodor Dostoevsky to a younger generation of Internet-raised intelligentsia, and you gets nothing but a blank stare; and the 1974 movie variation, loosely on the basis of the prolific author’s novella, may maybe not resonate a lot more either. But that movie’s original cult success has now spurred movie giant Paramount Pictures to attempt a remake of this classic flick (which by the way is not related in every option to the Kenny Rogers classic country song of the same name) with an all-star cast that can hold its own against the first.

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The remake will have some iconic shows to complement up to, that is without a doubt; not to mention quite a bit of Hollywood lore that went on during the production that is original recording. An english professor in New York City whose gambling addiction overtakes his life for example, a then-very-young James Caan (who from 2003-2007 played the casino magnate lead in the hit TV series ‘Las Vegas’), was reportedly grappling with his own real-life cocaine addiction during filming; he was also nominated for a Golden Globe for his role as Axel Freed. Leia mais