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; simply 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 could get nothing but a blank stare; and the 1974 movie variation, loosely in line with the prolific author's novella, may maybe not resonate even more either. But that film's original cult success has spurred movie giant Paramount Pictures to attempt a remake of this flick that is classicwhich in addition is not related in almost any method to the Kenny Rogers classic country song of the same name) with an all-star cast that can hold its own against the initial.
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The remake has some iconic shows to match up to, that is for certain; and undoubtedly quite a bit of Hollywood lore that went on during the original production's 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. In some