Lay the Favorite

Movie information

Released on:
December 7, 2012 (limited)

Production Companies:
Random House Films, Likely Story, Emmett/Furla Films, Ruby Films

Status: Awaiting Release

Bruce Willis, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Joshua Jackson, Frank Grillo, Vince Vaughn

Director: Stephen Frears

Screenwriter: D.V. DeVincentis
Script: Book Adaptation

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
About the film:
The story follows a young woman's journey into the world of sports gambling. She starts out as a cocktail waitress but gets caught up in gambling until falling in love.

Project Timeline:
Oct. 24, 2007: Project announced. Distributor: Focus Features
Nov. 5, 2009: Director: Stephen Frears, Writer: D.V. DeVincentis
Nov. 11, 2010: Cast: Bruce Willis (in talks), Rebecca Hall (in talks)
Mar. 3, 2011: Cast: Catherine Zeta-Jones (in talks)
Apr. 18, 2011, Cast: Joshua Jackson (in talks)
May 2, 2011: Cast: Frank Grillo
May 5, 2011: Cast: Vince Vaughn
Oct. 24, 2012: Release Date: December 7, 2012

Related links:
  • Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling

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    Earnhardt – maWBxCHGSrXSuoQ
    January 12, 2012 - 23:01
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    I might be batenig a dead horse, but thank you for posting this!