Lay The Favorite Trailer Delivers A Very Different Bruce Willis

The director of High Fidelity, The Queen, and the seriously underrated Tamara Drewe has a new one coming your way, Lay the Favorite. Based on a true story, this one follows a stripper who moves to Las Vegas and gets mixed up with Dink (Bruce Willis) a gambler/bookie.

This one looks like a lot of fun actually. Check out the trailer and some stills below.

Available On Demand November 2nd, and in theaters December 7th.

Beth Raymer (Hall) leaves behind her life as a stripper in Florida and heads to Las Vegas to realize her dream: being a cocktail waitress in a glitzy casino. But, when her career goals don’t pan out, she falls in with Dink (Willis), a kind and idiosyncratic sports gambler. Beth wins Dink’s admiration when she shows herself to be something of a gambling prodigy, but she also wins the ire of Dink’s wife, Tulip (Zeta-Jones), when her relationship with her boss seems to extend beyond the professional. Based on a true story, LAY THE FAVORITE is a heartfelt comedy of finding friendship in the least likely places.

Directed by: Stephen Frears

Written by: D.V. DeVincentis

Starring: Bruce Willis, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rebecca Hall, Joshua Jackson

 

 

 

*photos courtesy Radius-TWC

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Marc Eastman
Marc Eastman is the owner and operator of Are You Screening? and has been writing film reviews for over a decade, and several branches of the internet's film review world have seen his name. He is also a member of The Broadcast Film Critics Association and The Broadcast Television Journalists Association.

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