Jessica Chastain stars in the slick first trailer for Aaron Sorkin's new thriller Molly's Game
The first trailer for Molly's Game, the new thriller from The West Wing/Steve Jobs writer Aaron Sorkin, has been unveiled. Click below to watch it.
The movie is based on a true story and stars Jessica Chastain as Molly Bloom, an Olympic-class skier who wound up ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for a decade before being arrested in the middle of the night by 17 FBI agents wielding automatic weapons.
The game had players that included Hollywood stars, sports stars, business titans and finally, unbeknownst to her, the Russian mob. The movie follows her prosecution as she struggles to keep her clients' secrets and herself out of jail.
Sorkin makes his directorial debut for the movie and adapts Bloom's book, Molly's Game: From Hollywood's Elite to Wall Street's Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker.
Starring alongside Chastain are Idris Elba, Kevin Costner, Michael Cera, Brian d'Arcy James, Chris O'Dowd, Bill Camp, Graham Greene, Claire Rankin, Joe Keery, and Jeremy Strong.
Molly's Game will be released into UK cinemas on December 29th this year.