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Alan Rickman in "Gambit"; Movie Poster Released

Posted by: Catherine
September 07, 2012, 08:03 PM

Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) is in a new remake of the movie Gambit. In Gambit, Alan Rickman acts along side Colin Firth as Firth's character attempts to con Rickman's character into buy a fake Monet painting. The film is set to be released January 11, 2013. The new movie posters can be seen below. The Daily Blam reports:

Gambit revolves around a London art curator (firth) who plots an elaborate scheme to con a wealthy collector (Alan Rickman) into buying a fake Monet painting. As part of the ruse, he recruits a Texas steer roper (Diaz) to play the part of a woman whose grandfather liberated the painting at the end of WWII.

Director Michael Hoffman,s heist-comedy Gambit, a remake of the 1966 film of the same name starring Michael Caine and Shirley MacLaine, was written by Joel and Ethan Coen and is scheduled for theatrical release January 11th, 2013.

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20981 Points

Ooohh, this sounds quite good! How have I not read about this movie before! I can picture Alan and Colin playing off each other very nicely. :)

Posted by LunaLuver on September 07, 2012, 09:13 PM report to moderator
80450 Points

Rickman is so good!

Posted by Won_Two on September 08, 2012, 09:14 AM report to moderator
28416 Points

Alan Rickman and Colin Firth, definitely a film I shall want to see.

Posted by moglet [ITC!] on September 08, 2012, 09:43 AM report to moderator
10268 Points

Sounds like they are taking really big liberties with the plot of the original Michael Caine/Shirley MacLaine movie, a great caper flick that I loved when I was a kid. The role of the collector in the original was pretty small, so I hope that they beefed it up a bit to give Alan more screentime.

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on September 08, 2012, 02:17 PM report to moderator
1642 Points

can’t wait! miss his voice :(

Posted by Matea on September 08, 2012, 05:31 PM report to moderator
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