Paramount Pictures to Release ‘The Gambler’ for Oscar Qualifying Run



Just announced by Paramount Pictures, we can add another one to the race.

Please note the following addition to Paramount Pictures’ release schedule:

Paramount Pictures announce THE GAMBLER for December 19, 2014, WIDE: January 1, 2015

A literature professor with a gambling problem runs afoul of gangsters.

Mark Wahlberg, Jessica Lange, Brie Larson, John Goodman

Rupert Wyatt

Produced by:
Irwin Winkler, Robert Chartoff, Stephen Levinson, David Winkler

Screenplay by:
William Monahan (Based on “The Gambler” written by James Toback)

Fun stuff.  Can’t wait.

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