The new comedy THE HUSTLE features Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson star as female scam artists. The odd pair from the diverse class team up to make a formidable pair to take down the dirty rotten men who have wronged them.
The Hustle is unlike recent film to reimagine an older movie by switching its leads’ gender. Taraji P. Henson recently starred in What Men Want, which is a fresh view on Nancy Meyers’ 2000 comedy. Before then, there the 2016’s Ghostbusters reboot and just last year’s Ocean’s Eight: a continuation of the ocean series, but centers on Danny Ocean’s sister, Debbie Ocean, instead.
The Hustle Production
Female con artist movies are not new in the movie industry. In August 2016, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced the development of a female-centered remake of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (1988).
The Hustle is directed by Roger Birnbaum and Wilson through Pin High Productions and Camp Sugar Productions respectively.
The Principal photography commenced back in mid-September 2017 in the UK, while filming also taking place at the Farnborough Airport.
The Hustle Cast
- Rebel Wilson as Lonnie
- Anne Hathaway
- Alex Sharp as Thomas
- Tim Blake Nelson as Portnoy
- Ingrid Oliver as Inspector Desjardins
- Emma Davies as Cathy
- Dean Norris
- Casper Christensen
The Hustle Crew
The movie crew includes Michael Coulter as the cinematographer while music is provided by Anne Dudley. Furthermore, the movie is distributed by United Artists Releasing and Universal Pictures.
The Hustle Marketing and release
The film is scheduled to be released and distributed by May 10, 2019.
The movie hosts a team of talented cast and crew. Especially the Hustle director Chris Addison has already shown an incredible knack for women-driven comedy with his efforts as a creative on HBO’s political satire Veep. While Anne Hathaway great performance in ocean further creates an attraction. Finally, the talent of Wilson Rebel is evident and undisputed with an award-winning performance in the Pitch perfect movies. Jac Schaeffer, the writer of Marvel’s Black Widow movie and the upcoming Vision and the Scarlet WitchTV series for Disney Plus features as the screenplay.