Movie buffs and enthusiasts of poker will have to wait a little longer for the release of highly anticipated poker film Molly’s Game. The Jessica Chastain-starrer has been shifted back a month to open in limited release on December 25 rather than the day before Thanksgiving in USA. The film will release worldwide on January 5, 2018.
The film has already generated massive hype after its solid reviews since it premiered in September at the Toronto International Film Festival with a 93% “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie stars Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, Idris Elba playing the role of Bloom’s attorney, Kevin Costner as Bloom’s father and is produced by Mark Gordon, Matt Jackson and Amy Pascal.
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The crime drama film Molly’s Game, based on the life of Molly Bloom, a woman who was convicted for running underground high stakes poker games, has been nominated for an Academy Award in the best adapted screenplay category.
Professional poker players from around the globe have already begun preparations for the 49th annual World Series of Poker.