It's set in New York City in the wake of the financial crisis and follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. The movie, originally set up at Annapurna as "The Hustlers at Scores," is inspired by a New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler.
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Kate Vorhoff and Catherine Hagedorn are overseeing the film's production for the studio. STXfilms is producing alongside Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina — who previously collaborated with the studio on the 2018 romantic-comedy "Second Act" — as well as Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Jessica Elbaum for Gloria Sanchez Productions. STXinternational is handling international distribution, and distributing directly in the U.K. and Ireland.
13 release in North America. STXfilms has set its strip-club drama "Hustlers," starring Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu and Cardi B, for a Sept.
Lili Reinhart, Keke Palmer, Julia Stiles and Mercedes Ruehl are also in the cast. The film is being directed by Lorene Scafaria.
Lopez announced the date on her Instagram account on Monday.
13, joining Warner's drama "The Goldfinch" and Fox's animated "Spies in Disguise." launches "It: Chapter Two." "Hustlers" is the third title dated for Sept. The release date is a week after Warner Bros.
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In 2014, Jessica Elbaum founded the Gloria Sanchez production company as a sister label of Gary Sanchez Productions with a focus on female voices in comedy. The duo announced the break-up on Saturday and insisted that it's amicable. Projects produced under their Gary Sanchez banner include "Vice," "Step Brothers," "Talladega Nights" and the Anchorman and Daddy's Home movies.
Ferrell and McKay jointly signed a three-year first look deal at Paramount in September 2018. Gloria Sanchez is producing the strip-club drama "Hustlers" for STX. McKay and Ferrell are producing Netflix comedy "Eurovision," with Ferrell starring.
Ferrell most recently starred in Sony's "Holmes & Watson" and has been in production as a star on "Downhill," Fox Searchlight's remake of the 2014 Swedish film "Force Majeure."
Longtime producing partners Will Ferrell and Adam McKay are splitting up after more than a decade together.
McKay has received five Oscar nominations including best picture, best director and best original screenplay for "Vice" and best director and best adapted screenplay for "The Big Short."
The announcement said Gary Sanchez Productions and Gloria Sanchez Productions will continue with all existing projects through completion and that all current projects will continue to be developed by the attached producers.
And we recognize we are lucky as hell to end this venture as such.” “The last 13 years could not have been more enjoyable and satisfying for the two of us at Sanchez Productions," Ferrell and McKay said in a joint statement. "We give massive thanks to our incredible staff and executives and all the writers, directors and actors we worked with through the years. The two of us will always work together creatively and always be friends.
The news was first reported by Deadline Hollywood.” /> Ferrell and McKay met while working on "Saturday Night Live" in 1995.
"They will to continue to support each other both personally and professionally as they explore new endeavors as well as their own individual projects. Moving forward, any future projects they may partner on will go through their yet to be announced new ventures." "The duo is committed to working together creatively on their extensive slate of shared projects," it added.