A very first trailer (it’s still not all of it) for Cameron Diaz and Colin Firth‘s long time coming comedy Gambit was debuted on British TV yesterday.
The remake of the 1966 Shirley MacLaine/Michael Caine film written by Joel and Ethan Coen sees Firth as a long-suffering employee who often gets intimidated by his eccentric boss, played by Alan Rickman.
Harry Dean (Firth) plans to seek revenge on his boss by stealing a statue from one of the wealthiest men in the world, and enlists the help of a woman PJ Puznowski (Diaz) who is a dead ringer for the man’s late wife to help him with the job or causing his plan to take a series of wrong turns.
Directed by Michael Hoffman, Gambit’s U.S. date is still being locked down.
The comedy also stars Tom Courtenay, Stanley Tucci and Cloris Leachman.
The full trailer will be along soon.
Do you agree with the opinion that there is a difference between a movie written by the Coens and a movie written and directed by the Coens?