WILD CARD (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Jason Statham (The Transporter), Michael Angarano (The Forbidden Kingdom), Dominik Garcia-Lorido (City Island), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes), Hope Davis (About Schmidt), Max Casella (Blue Jasmine), Stanley Tucci (The Devil Wears Prada), Sofia Vergara (Modern Family), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Anne Heche (John Q), Chris Browning (3:10 to Yuma)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Simon West (The Expendables 2), director; William Goldman (The Princess Bride), writer; Steve Chasman (The Bank Job), producer; Dario Marianelli (Atonement), composer; Shelly Johnson (Captain America: The First Avenger), cinematographer; Padraic McKinley (17 Again) and Thomas J. Nordberg (What Women Want), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Nick Wild (Statham), a Las Vegas bodyguard with a severe gambling problem, gets revenge on the sadistic thug who beat up his friend, only to find out that said thug is the son of a ruthless and powerful mob boss. Finding himself targeted by enforcers and mobsters alike, Nick decides to go in for all or nothing in order to make one last play to change his fortunes…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Wild Card sees action hero Jason Statham doing his usual reliable rounds once more, this time working from the words of legendary Princess Bride scribe William Goldman.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 20TH MARCH 2015

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