Justin Timberlake and Catherine Zeta-Jones have signed on to join Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall and Annette Bening in the upcoming Stephen Frears gambling movie LAY THE FAVORITE. The project, which has quietly been adding pieces on the way toward pre-production is based on the book “Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling” written by Beth Raymer, and follows the true story of a cocktail waitress who fell into the Las Vegas underbelly of professional gambling and became a major player in the world of sports betting. Focus Features produces.
Timberlake is repped by WME and The Rick Yorn Company. Zeta-Jones is also repped by WME.