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

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

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

Modern audiences often capture the classics of literature via their film versions; just 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 stare that is blank and the 1974 movie variation, loosely on the basis of the prolific author’s novella, may maybe not resonate much more either. But that film’s original cult success has spurred movie giant Paramount Pictures to attempt a remake of the flick that is classicwhich in addition is not related in just about any method to the Kenny Rogers classic country song of the same title) having an all-star cast that can hold its own against the original.

A Lot to Live Up To

The remake could have some iconic shows to complement up to, that’s without a doubt; not forgetting quite a bit of Hollywood lore that went on during the initial production’s filming. For instance, a then-very-young James Caan (who from 2003-2007 played the casino magnate lead in the hit TV series ‘Las Las vegas’), was reportedly grappling with his very own real-life cocaine addiction during filming; he was also selected for the Golden Globe for his role as Axel Freed, an English professor in new york whose gambling addiction overtake Continuar leyendo «Paramount to Remake ‘The Gambler’ with Wahlberg, Lange and Lawson»