In the movie, Chastain plays the real-life Molly Bloom whose high-stakes poker games brought in celebrities and politicians alike, until the FBI pressured Molly to help them take down the Russian mob using her connections.
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STXfilms will release the Oscar-winning screenwriter’s first foray behind the camera as director on November 22. Adapted from Molly Bloom’s own memoir, the movie follows the story of the Olympic class skier who started up a high-stakes poker game that ran for a decade before her arrest.
The Mark Gordon Company’s Molly’s Game is in talks with Kevin Costner for a role in the film. He would join previously cast Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, and Michael Cera in the film written and directed by Aaron Sorkin.
Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game continues to fill out its cast as Michael Cera is in talks for a role. He would join previously cast Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba.
The first big sale out of Cannes is currently in the works with the Aaron Sorkin-penned drama Molly’s Game. STX Entertainment is closing in on a $9 million deal for the poker drama starring Idris Elba and Jessica Chastain.