First Footage from Colin Firth & Alan Rickman's Crime Comedy GAMBIT
Published: September 19, 2012 - 6:18am
Director Michael Hoffman's heist-comedy Gambit, a remake of the 1966 film of the same name starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine, was written by Joel and Ethan Coen and is scheduled for theatrical release January 11th, 2013.
Gambit revolves around a London art curator (firth) who plots an elaborate scheme to con a wealthy collector (Alan Rickman) into buying a fake Monet painting. As part of the ruse, he recruits a Texas steer roper (Diaz) to play the part of a woman whose grandfather liberated the painting at the end of WWII.
Gambit stars Colin Firth, Cameron Diaz, Alan Rickman, Stanley Tucci, Tom Courtenay and Cloris Leachman. CBS Films will distribute the property for Momentum Pictures and FilmNation Entertainment.